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FAO To Launch Nobel Peace Laureates Task Force For Peace And Security

Inter Press Service: Nobel Peace Laureates to Help Achieve Food Security
“…FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva pointedly says ‘there can be no peace without food security and no food security without peace.’ To pursue its objectives, the FAO is reaching out to four Nobel Peace Laureates — Professor Mohamad Yunus of Bangladesh (who won the Peace Prize in 2006), Oscar Arias of Costa Rica (1987), Tawakkol Karman of Yemen (2011), and Kofi Annan of Ghana (2001) — to advance the cause of world food security. The Rome-based U.N. agency will formally launch the FAO-Nobel Peace Laureates Task Force for Peace and Food Security on May 11…” (Deen, 5/8).