S. Nilsson and B. Le Maire: G20 leaders are asked to invest in farmers’ capacity for future global food security

23 Jun 2011
Ref: 71/2011

Staffan Nilsson, President of the European Economic and Social Committee met with Bruno Le Maire, Minister for Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Rural Affairs and Town and Country Planning yesterday just before the start of G20 meeting of agriculture ministers. Mr Nilsson gave Mr Le Maire his conclusions from the conference Food for everyone - towards a global deal, which took place in Brussels on 23 May 2011 and was attended by the French G20 presidency.