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New role for Kofi Annan in African ‘green revolution’

June 14, 2007
Posted in Green News

Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general, has undertaken to work to reverse the trend of deteriorating food security in Africa in his capacity as the first chairman of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (Agra).

His appointment was announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa meeting in Cape Town today.

“Africa is the only region where overall food security and livelihoods are deteriorating. We will reverse this trend by working to create an environmentally sustainable, uniquely African Green Revolution,” said Annan in an Agra press release.

“When our poorest farmers finally prosper, all of Africa will benefit.”

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