Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
April 23, 2010


The Government of the United States of America, the Government of Japan and the African Union Commission, in association with the World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) will host a roundtable discussion to support an inclusive dialogue on the role of international investments for agricultural development and food security on Sunday, April 25, at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in Washington, DC.

The Roundtable will facilitate a dialogue among government representatives, multilateral agencies, civil society and the private sector to further explore progress and advancement of ongoing work related to proposed voluntary principles for responsible agricultural investment.


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PRN: 2010/504