Nelly Bassily | July 5, 2010
The G8 countries are: France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Russia.
The seven African countries invited to this year’s meeting were: South Africa, Malawi, Ethiopia, Senegal, Nigeria, Algeria and Egypt.
The G8 declaration for the 2010 meeting can be found at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/g8_muskoka_declaration.pdf.
More information on the agreements made at L’Aquila regarding food security:
And here is a document that briefly describes the Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme:
You can find general background information on the G8 at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G8.
Read a recent summary of progress towards achieving the MDGs here: