WMO Establishes Task Team on Food Security

7 May 2008 : In response to the current worldwide food emergency, the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) Secretary-General, Michel Jarraud, has established a Task Team on Food Security.

The Team will address long-term solutions for food security, in particular with respect to increasing food production in the context of climate variability and change, through climate outlook forums, workshops and other means. It will develop an action plan and a communication strategy to raise awareness about WMO's contributions to this global challenge.

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WMO Agricultural Meteorology Programme