G8 L’Aquila Joint Statement on Global Food Security

Sectors : Regional cooperation and integration, Quality of aid, International partnerships and support for Pan-African institutions, Food security
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Development partnerships - Regional cooperation and integration

“10. We support the implementation of country and regional agricultural strategies and plans through country-led coordination processes, consistent with the Accra Agenda for Action and leveraging on the Comprehensive Framework for Action of the UN High Level Task Force and on existing donor coordination mechanisms...”


Commitments in: Agriculture - Food security

“9. ...We agree to support a global effort whose core principles are country ownership and effectiveness. We pledge to advance by the end of 2009 – consistent with our other actions aimed at an improved global governance for food security – the implementation of the Global Partnership for Agriculture and Food Security. Its mission includes enhancing cooperation in achieving global food security, promoting better coordination at the country level and ensuring that local and regional interests are duly voiced and considered. We intend that the Global Partnership will count on a reformed and effective Committee on World Food Security involving all relevant stakeholders, including Governments, International and Regional Organisations, IFIs, civil society and farmer’s organizations, the private sector and scientific community.”