The Agriculture Minister Hon. Lobin Lowe, MP, is currently leading a National dialogue at Bingu International Conference Centre in Lilongwe on UN Food systems to unearth the status of Malawi’s food systems.
The dialogue has brought together academicians, food analysts, agriculture experts, development partners, civil societies, public officers and the public with an aim of bringing on the table strides Malawi has made this far and also look at best ways on making Malawi achieve SDGs 1 & 2 which are Reducing poverty and Ending hunger respectively.
Speaking when launching these dialogues which will include regional and district dialogues, Lowe as the National Convener for UN Food Systems Summit scheduled September in New York, USA, he has emphasized that Malawi as a nation still has a long way to go in making sure that issues of food systems are addressed wholesomely.
“The coming in of these issues of food systems will allow all stakeholders share concerns and draw best solutions on how we can align our policies to vision 2063 and the SDGs so that through this, we will be able to reduce poverty as well as end hunger.” Lowe said.