Ending hunger is a moral obligation—Minister

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On 26 October 2017 at 01:06

The Government of Rwanda and its stakeholders in poverty eradication are highly committed to ending hunger and under nutrition in the country by 2025.

Government officials and development partners reiterated their commitment during a round table meeting dubbed “Compact 2025,” which was held in Kigali on 23 October 2025. The gathering aimed to discuss tactics to accelerate the elimination of hunger, undernutrition, and malnutrition.

Compact2025, a new initiative spearheaded by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) for ending hunger and undernutrition by 2025, brings stakeholders together to set priorities, innovate, learn, fine-tune actions, build on successes, and synthesise sharable lessons in order to accelerate progress.

“Ending hunger is a moral obligation for everyone,” the Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, said.

“In the six-year strategic plan for agriculture transformation being developed, nutrition is a big component. That’s something we should build on to make sure that interventions are fair and enough to reach where we want in the shortest time possible,” She added


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