11th CERFAM’s Bulletin: Enhancing South-South Cooperation by Sharing Good Practices to Achieve Zero Hunger in Africa

April 17, 2023
CERFAM’s Bulletin, published quarterly by the The World Food Programme’s (WFP) Regional Centre of Excellence Against Hunger and Malnutrition (CERFAM), is an opportunity offered to CERFAM’s partners to share activities and experiences, aiming to inform about good practices and progress in Food and Nutrition Security in West and Central Africa and in Africa.

The eleventh issue is under the theme of Enhancing South-South cooperation by sharing good practices to achieve Zero Hunger in Africa. This issue, enhanced by invaluable expertise, experience, and cross-sectoral insights from CERFAM’s partners, emphasizes the importance of supporting mutual assistance and stimulating South-South cooperation through multilateral platforms to assist developing countries in their efforts to eradicate poverty and fight against hunger and malnutrition.

HE Mr. Douglas Munsaka Syakalima, Minister of Education, Republic of Zambia, presents the success factors, challenges, and opportunities for successful South-South cooperation exchanges, including the benefits of study visits.

The WFP Centre of Excellence for Rural Transformation (WFP China CoE) shares its experience and strategy on leveraging the role of South-South cooperation and sharing of good practices to achieve Zero Hunger in Africa.

Building on ten years of fruitful collaboration with the 40 or so countries on the African continent, WFP Centre of Excellence Against Hunger in Brazil shares key lessons and recommendations for enhancing food security and nutrition.

The issue concludes with an interview with the Interim Director of CERFAM, who highlighted reasons, the engagement strategy adopted with the countries, the achievements, the challenges encountered, and the perspectives developed by the Centre.