From commitment to action to end hunger and undernutrition in Africa by 2025

African leaders are committed to ending hunger and undernutrition by 2025—goals included in the Malabo Declaration, which was adopted in 2013. Yet despite laudable commitments, hunger is on the rise and undernutrition persists in Africa. To transform commitments to action, leadership, accountability, and setting priorities will be key. This was my message to the African >> Read more

Accelerating results in Africa: Reflections from my recent trip

In the first half of November, I traveled to Ethiopia, Kenya, and Senegal. My first stop was in Nairobi, Kenya to take part in CGIAR-wide meetings, including the CGIAR Knowledge Day (an event to assess how the CGIAR Research Programs can best contribute to the system-level goals). In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I met with top >> Read more