Commemoration of the 13th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS)
Commemoration of the 13th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS)November 1, 2022 - Last update: November 1, 2022
The African Union Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment (DARBE), the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and partners, have the honor to host the Commemoration of the 13th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS) to be held on 31 October 2022 to 01 November 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the African Union Commission Headquarters.
The theme of the 13th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security is aligned with the 2022 AU Theme of this Year “Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent: Strengthening Agro-Food Systems, Health and Social Protection Systems for the Acceleration of Human, Social and Economic Capital Development”. To this end, this year’s ADFNS commemoration will be informed by the theme “Action towards Eradicating Malnutrition and Poverty: An Integrated Approach for Resilient Food, Health and Social Protection Systems”
The overarching objective of commemorating the 13th ADFNS is to seize the opportunity of the 2022 Year of Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security to consolidate action, increase the momentum and influence policy commitments towards enhancing resilience to shocks and stressors that burden Africa through bringing into synergy agro-food systems, health, human capital and socio-economic development.