Food Security Summit Calls for National Governments to Act Now

The World Summit on Food Security was a forum for raising awareness and encouraging international action, said Jacques Diouf, Director-General of the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization, at the end of the event.

Regulations for Farmland Acquisitions Are Years Away, UN officials say

A strong set of guidelines for land acquisitions abroad could take years, but is necessary for protecting the interests of small farmers, political leaders said.

“Food Security and Climate Change Are Deeply Interconnected,” UN Secretary-General Says

Farmers are hurt by erratic water supplies and underinvestment, according to summit speakers. Leaders weigh in on global agricultural investment during opening remarks of the FAO summit in Rome.