The FAO newsroom offers, free of charge, online audio files on FAO's related events and programmes.
Here are some files (African selection) on the High level on World Food Security:
Question to Ban Ki-moon from l' Agence Panafricaine d'Information (PANA)
Duration: 3min.22sec. / Format: mp3
Address by Mr Jacques Diouf, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization
French version / Duration: 26min. / Format: mp3
English version / Duration: 22min. / Format: mp3
His Excellency Isaias Afwerki, President of Eritrea
English / Duration: 5min.55sec. / Format: mp3
Address by the president of Zimbabwe, Robert Gabriel Mugabe
Duration: 12min.5sec. / Format: mp3
Discours du Président du Sénégal, Abdoulaye Wade
French / Duration: 9min.25sec. / Format: mp3
Son Excellence Monsieur Ismaël Omar Guelleh, Président de la République de Djibouti,
French / Duration: 8min.33sec. / Format: mp3
A South African look at Food Security issues of 3-5 June 08 Summit, Rome
Duncan Samikwa (SADC) shares some of the major interventions in South Africa in dealing with the challenges of climate changes on food insecurity.
Duration: 5min.10sec. / Format: mp3
Independent non -governmental organization Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme (RHVP) in South Africa say the country has done well by excluding maize in their biofuels strategy.
Duration: 4min.23sec. / Format: mp3
Neil Townsend, Oxfam touches on the advantages of biofuels in an attempt to alleviate climate change.
Duration: 5min.1sec. / Format: mp3
South Africa’s Economic Policy Research Institute, Dr Seshi Kanki says the challenges of food crisis could be minimized with introduction of solid social protection systems for the vulnerable community.
Duration: 4min.3sec. / Format: mp3
South Africa’s Wits University Research Group on Vulnerability Adaptation Mitigation Planning believes there should be an extensive research before we could all blame climate change on impact of food security. Professor Colleen Vogel says the emphasis should also focus on current climate variability and its impact on people.
Duration: 4min.35sec. / Format: mp3