Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Saboto Caesar, will attend the Fourth Parliamentary Regional Forum Sept. 4 and in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
The forum will seek to bring together parliamentarians, indigenous peoples, non-governmental organizations and representatives of the legislative assemblies of different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
The dialogue on issues of food and human rights, is expected to generate regional and national agreements, capable of translating political commitment into concrete actions, to guarantee the right to food at the national level.
The conference will also analyze the state of food security and the main challenges facing Latin America and the Caribbean in its bid to eradicate hunger and undernourishment.
The Ministry of Agriculture says that Caesar is very optimistic that through the Government’s continuation of its multi-ministerial policy implementation approach to fight undernourishment, that Vincentians can look forward to even greater successes in reducing both poverty and undernourishment.
“The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries remains committed to ensuring that the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have extremely safe, accessible and affordable food,” he said, according to a release.
The Parliamentary Front against Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean was launched in 2009 in Panama City, Panama.