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Calls for greater collaboration to tackle food security

Published on August 28, 2015

Agriculture and food security experts have an appeal to governments, nongovernmental organizations, the private sector, research institutes and consumers: work together to deliver sustainable food security solutions for the world.

The Crawford Fund’s 2015 Annual Parliamentary Conference, with the theme of “The Business of Food Security,” gathered agricultural researchers, private industry and government together at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, to discuss the future of world security.

“It will take ambitious, game-changing action by all of us,” Gerda Verburg, chair of the U.N. Committee on World Food Security and of the World Economic Forum Council on Food Security and Nutrition, said in her address to conference participants. “We can disrupt hunger and malnutrition forever.” Read more. Source | Devex