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On February 12, the one-month anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Haitian Agriculture Minister Jonas Gue will convene a high-level international meeting at the UN World Food Programme headquarters. The meeting will address Haiti's medium and long-term agricultural development, food security and nutrition. This event is part of broad international mobilization to support the country's reconstruction.
Jacques Diouf, Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Josette Sheeran, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), and Kanayo Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) will participate in the discussions.
Cheryl Mills, State Department Counselor and Chief of Staff to Secretary Clinton, will represent the United States at the meeting.
According to the UN agency, the United States is the largest donor to date to the World Food Programme's emergency relief efforts in Haiti, having given $78 million and 4 million ready-to-eat meals.
The World Food Programme will carry the event live online at www.wfp.org from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.