World Bank, IMF, WTO leaders urge quick action on action plan to address food security

FILE PHOTO: International Monetary Fund logo is seen outside the headquarters building during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization and the World Bank on Friday called for quick work on a new action plan on food security to be prepared by international financial institutions.

"It is truly pressing to get it to move so we avoid people dying unnecessarily," IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told an event held as part of the spring meetings of the IMF and the World Bank.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 48
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In World

A year after Taliban's return, some women fight for lost freedoms
Record rain leaves at least 7 dead in S.Korean capital
New Colombia gov't offers 'huge opportunity' to tackle deforestation-U.S. official
Devastating fire may force Cuba to resort to floating oil storage
Japan's Kishida likely to move trade minister, retain finance in reshuffle -media
Lang Lang performs in Ljubljana's summer moonlight night
Ecuador's monkeypox cases rise to 10, with one death
Ukraine hopes for Germany's help in getting 8 bln euros from EU
Brazil's analysts cut 2022 inflation forecast to 7.11 pct
U.S.-listed Chinese firms trade mostly lower

Others Also Read