Day 1 - Inaugural Ceremony, Plenary Hall
16 November 2009 -

World Food Summit on Food Security

Renewed commitment to end hunger
Summit declaration vows better governance, increased investment and proactive climate change strategy

16 November 2009, Rome - World leaders convened at FAO Headquarters for the World Summit on Food Security today unanimously adopted a declaration pledging renewed commitment to eradicate hunger from the face of the earth sustainably and at the earliest date.

Countries also agreed to work to reverse the decline in domestic and international funding for agriculture and promote new investment in the sector, to improve governance of global food issues in partnership with relevant stakeholders from the public and private sector, and to proactively face the challenges of climate change to food security.


For information: www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/37421/icode/
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