L'Aquila Joint Statement on Global Food Security

July 10th, 2009

Global leaders, including President Obama, endorsed the L’Aquila Joint Statement on Global Food Security (pdf, 234kb) at the 2009 G8 Summit, marking a turning point for international efforts to achieve sustainable global food security. Under the Joint Statement, agreement was reached to a take a comprehensive approach to ensuring food security; coordinate effectively; support country-owned processes and plans; engage multilateral institutions in advancing efforts to promote food security worldwide; and deliver on sustained and accountable commitments. President Obama's L'Aquila pledge of $3.5 billion became Feed the Future, the U.S. government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Looking for the final report?