Food security, climate change to headline US-Africa summit
Food security, climate change to headline US-Africa Summit
By John Eche
Food security and climate change are expected to be two of the headline issues to be discussed between US President, Joe Biden and about 50 African leaders that are being invited for a US-Africa summit scheduled to take place in Washington DC in December, The Difference has learnt.
Countering growing Chinese influence in the continent is also expected to feature in the discussions though administration officials are publicly downplaying it.
President Biden has not paid any visit to Africa since coming into office.
African-Americans and immigrants of African descent were a notable part of the demographic that facilitated Biden’s defeat of former President Donald Trump two years ago.
Mid-term elections are also due to be held in America in November.
US President, Joe Biden