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From Pledges to Progress: G8 Leaders Must Take Action Now
On the eve of the G8 summit, G8 and African leaders met to discuss new commitments on food security and the opportunity and benefits of private sector investment in African agriculture and food sectors. With the likes of President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Presidents of Tanzania and Ghana, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, corporate leaders and agricultural organizations all in attendance, the message is abundantly clear. Groups from farmers to development agencies have made it clear: If we don't act soon, the situation will worsen and not only from climate change and political instability, but from economic factors such as rising food prices and unemployment.
Read the full story on the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robynne-anderson/g8-leaders-must-take-action_b_1536273.html?ref=impact