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Agnes Kalibata

UN Food Systems Summit

World hunger problem can be overcome: UN envoy

Recognized as one of Africa’s foremost thought leaders, and a powerful advocate for agricultural reform, Agnes Kalibata is responsible for running the first-ever UN Food Systems Summit.

In an interview with Conor Lennon from UN News, Ms. Kalibata, the Secretary-General’s Envoy for the event, outlines the ways that food systems are negatively impacting the world, and how she plans to use the Summit to address these problems.

She began by acknowledging that the term “Food Systems” is not widely understood, and explained why it is so important to tackle the issue.

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