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Commissioner Georgieva meets French Government ministers in Paris

Commissioner Georgieva © EU
12/11/2012  - 

Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is in Paris today. She will hold talks with Development Minister Pascal Canfin. The food crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa and the humanitarian emergency in Mali and neighbouring countries – as a result of the conflict there – will be top of the agenda. They will discuss the Commission's AGIR Sahel plan to build resilience in the region, which is threatened by increasingly frequent droughts.