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Koen Dekeyser

Koen Dekeyser

Koen Dekeyser is Policy Officer, Sustainable food systems and Climate action & green transition at ECDPM

Africa’s Year of Nutrition: Time for paper tigers to start biting

This weekend, during their General Assembly, the African Union (AU) will declare 2022 the African Year of Nutrition. This attention is very much welcome as it presents an opportunity to link the African objectives of ending hunger and of promoting sustainable agricultural transformation on the continent. Progress towards those objectives has been slowing down. It is clear by now that the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the impact of pre-existing drivers of food insecurity, such as climate change and violent conflict.

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