Jun 16, 2008, 5:05 AM
He will discuss the global food crisis with President Jammeh and also cement the already cordial bilateral relations between The Gambia and the FAO. Many people in the country are now struggling to pay for rice along with all other types of food. The price of a bag is fast heading towards D1000 and beyond the means of many people.
journalists shortly after his arrival at the
also discuss key areas on the global food crisis, animal production and fishing
among others. The food crisis has affected
unfortunately true. The fact that it is made all the more distressing by the
fact that at one point in the not too distant past The
to Dr. Diouf,
Hopefully with partners like the FAO and other development organisations we can avert this crisis and regain our position as a food self-sufficient nation.
"Fame is at best an unperforming cheat; But 'tis substantial happiness, to eat."