Opening of the Committee on World Food Security

Forty-fourth Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) - Morning Session

Plenary Hall (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time

Opening of the Committee on World Food Security


Speeches by:

  • José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, FAO
  • Ambassador Amira Gornass, CFS Chair
  • Gilbert F. Houngbo, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • David Beasley, Executive Director, World Food Programme (WFP)

The Committee is a leading international platform for policy discussions related to global food and nutritional security.


Running from 9-13 October, CFS discussions will cover a range of issues, including: lessons learned implementing the 2030 Agenda; the launch of the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) report on nutrition and food systems; good practice and lesson sharing for improved nutrition; role of sustainable forestry for food security and nutrition

Topics: Food production & stocks,Food Security,Meeting,Nutrition
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