Secretary Clinton Highlights U.S. Commitment to Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security
Secretary Clinton delivers remarks on food security at FAO, Rome, May 6, 2011. [FAO]

About the Author: Ambassador Ertharin Cousin serves as U.S. Representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture.

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Today in Rome, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke to a prestigious international audience and reminded them, in no uncertain terms, of the United States’ commitment to fighting hunger, malnutrition, and food insecurity around the world.

Secretary Clinton, on the kind invitation of the Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on behalf of the other UN Food Agencies in Rome, addressed an audience of over 400 people, including the distinguished Permanent Representatives to the FAO from its 191 member states, as well as the leadership of the other UN Food Agencies in Rome and guests from… more »