"India must take lead to ensure the G20 acts decisively to end hunger and deprivation"
GCAP and its partners in India have come together to produce a letter addressed to the G20 Agriculture Minister of India in the wake of the G20 Agriculture Ministers' Meeting to be held in Paris this week. A portion of the letter can be seen below along with the full version available for download.
During the last eight weeks, while I’ve been in Niger, I’ve often been overwhelmed by the scale of the problems people face here. It’s not just the current food crisis and the number of people who are going hungry now but also the future and what this has in store.
The G8 summit has now drawn to a close and the Deerhurst resort in Muskoka will be getting back to normal. The world leaders flew back to Toronto by helicopter with Obama and Cameron flying together to start their bilateral meeting. Apparently Cameron and Merkel will be watching the England v Germany World Cup match together tomorrow and the press are invited can't imagine he'll look anything other than awkward!
Blog Critics has a piece today echoing Roger Thurow’s call last week to appoint a “global hunger envoy”. William Lambers, author of the Blog Critics piece elaborates:
But the U.S. response to hunger needs a leader.