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Investing in agriculture is the best way to prevent famines in Africa / IFAD President to held Virtual Press Conference on 29 September, 2011 at 1 p.m. GMT
 
ROME, Italy, September 26, 2011/ — IFAD President to African leaders: “Act now: investing in agriculture is the best way to prevent famines”.
African leaders can prevent additional famines with the right policies and sustained investment in food security.
 
Kanayo F. Nwanze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (www.ifad.org), will host a virtual press conference from his office at IFAD’s Rome headquarters to discuss why he believes African can ensure its own food security, focussing particularly on West Africa. 
 
What:             Virtual Press Conference with Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development
 
When:            29 September, 2011 at 1 p.m. GMT (3 p.m. Rome Time) – (Time Converter)
 
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Born and raised in Kenema district, eastern Sierra Leone, Othman Sheriff began practicing journalism during his school days as a youthhood hobby. After studying mass-media and communication, Sheriff is now the Editor in Chief and CEO of Critique Echo Newspaper. While tirelessly using journalism as a tool to place his country’s socioeconomic and political landscape under a magnifying glass, Sheriff is deeply involved in community development projects. Over the years, Sheriff has formulated and implemented billions of Leones worth of development projects with funds from Europe and USA. He is chiefly focused on community infrastructural development and economic resuscitation projects, fostering interethnic, interreligious and sociocultural cohesion among the young population in Kenema district. He is a member of many international peacebuilding initiatives including the United Religious Initiative (URI), International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP), Intercultural Leaders Network and Youth Solidary Fund program of the United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC)