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FAO regional confab for Africa holds in Tunisia

Lagos , Nigeria - The 28th session of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) conference for Africa is due to hold in Tunis, the Tunisian capital, 24-28 March, according to a statement made available to PANA here Tuesday.

The conference, with the theme, “African youth in agriculture and rural development“, will bring together ministers of agriculture and senior government officials from FAO member countries in the region, as well as members of the civil society and development partners.

“Delegates will discuss issues relating to the current state and perspectives of food and agriculture in Africa. These will include: The African youth in the food sector and rural development; The state of food and agriculture in the region and implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) with a special focus on small farmers and family farming,” the statement explained.

The ministerial round table will follow up on the High Level Meeting of African and International Leaders on, “Toward African Renaissance: Renewed Partnership for Unified Approach to End Hunger in Africa by 2025 within the CAADP Framework”.

Pana 19/03/2014