Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN)
Site map|Contact us  

 


Commemoration of the Africa Food and Nutrition Security Day Investing in intra-African trade for food and nutrition security
Report of the Technical Workshop, 27 October 2011
28 October 2011


  • In response to the unacceptable hunger and malnutrition situation, African Heads of State and Governments adopted the Maputo Declaration in 2003 aimed at reducing hunger, poverty, and malnutrition on the Continent through the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).
  • In April 2004, an all Africa Conference held in Kampala under the theme “Assuring Food and Nutrition Security in Africa by 2020: prioritizing actions, strengthening actors and facilitating partnerships” which among others proposed an Africa Food and Nutrition Security Day (AFNSD).
  • In July 2010, the AU Summit held in Kampala, Uganda passed a Decision on the AFNSD to be commemorated annually on 30th of October.
  • The AFNSD was officially launched in Lilongwe, Malawi in October 2010.
  • The African Ministers of Health committed to the commemoration of the AFNSD during the 5th Conference of African Health Ministers held in Windhoek, Namibia in April of 2011.

Top of page   -   Home   -   Contact us   -   Disclaimer
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network
FANRPAN Remote Access FANRPAN Webmail
Octoplus Information Solutions