African Union Summit: Agriculture and Food Security

    | January 27, 2014

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    The theme of the 22nd African Union Summit is “Transforming Africa’s Agriculture: Harnessing Opportunities for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development.” The conference, which focuses on agriculture and food security, opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on January 21 and runs until January 31.

    The formal launch of the year 2014 as Year of Agriculture and Food Security will take place at the summit.

    The African Union website has plenty of resources for journalists and broadcasters, including press releases, news and events, transcripts of speeches, and the proceedings of the conference. These resources can be accessed at this link: