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FAO Director General commends Sierra Leone’s effort to achieve Zero Hunger

September 3, 2019

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FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu and Sierra Leone’s Minister of Justice, Dr. Priscilla Schwartz

FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu in a meeting with Sierra Leone’s Minister of Justice lauded the West African country’s efforts in supporting the Sustainable Development Goals, especially on ending poverty and achieving Zero Hunger.

The meeting with Schwartz who also serves as her country’s Attorney-General took place on the sidelines of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD).

For her part Schwartz noted that FAO’s work on food security and agricultural development “is at the heart of what we do,” and stressed the need for strengthened collective and consultative action to achieve the country’s development vision.