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Abidjan Declaration: A Call to Action – Accelerate investment, implementation and coordination to improve nutrition and food security in Africa

Following the Abidjan High-Level Meeting which, taking note of the efforts already made at national, regional, and continental levels in the field of nutrition, called for their reinforcement and for the adoption of a common African position to fight against all forms of malnutrition, this declaration was signed on 8 December 2022 by the leaders of Governmental Action of the Member States of the African Union. This is a call to action to “Accelerate investment, implementation, and coordination to improve nutrition and food security in Africa” was signed to “end malnutrition in all its forms, taking particular account of the specific needs of all children, including the youngest, adolescent girls, women, the elderly, people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, as well as people in humanitarian crises, with a special focus on women and children in the 1,000-day window between conception and the child’s second birthday”.

Republic of Côte d'Ivoire Members States of the African Union December 2022
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