Children queue for free porridge at a local government feeding program in Tondo, Manila, Oct. 29, 2011. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Children queue for free porridge at a local government feeding program in Tondo, Manila, Oct. 29, 2011. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Madbouli calls for eliminating hunger in Africa

Wed, Oct. 30, 2019
CAIRO, Oct 30 (MENA) - Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli reaffirmed on Wednesday the joint will of African governments and peoples for eliminating hunger and malnutrition in the continent through the implementation of the 2030 sustainable agricultural development strategy.

Madbouli's statements came in a meeting of technical experts on the sidelines of the 10th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in the presence of heads of a number of regional and international organizations.

The prime minister said the African continent is facing many challenges including a food gap, water scarcity and climate fluctuations, calling for rationalizing water consumption and recycling used water.

He called on African partners to effectively communicate with the private sector, business communities and NGOs to eliminate obstacles facing development and support local industries.
 
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