Thursday, April 26, 2012

Lami, 2Face And Sound Sultan Put Out Single To Raise Alarm On African Food Security Crisis

UN Envoy Lami, UN Ambassador ofPeace Sound Sultan and Africa’s finest 2Face have collaborated to put out thesingle Act 4 Africa. The trio were recently appointed Oxfam spokespersons tocall on Africans across the continent to action to ensure that the famineexperienced in the Horn of Africa recently is the last famine Africa experiences.
As a precursor to a series ofpublic events to raise awareness with Africans everywhere on the importance ofaddressing Africa's food security crisis, they have pooled together theircommunal influence on a song – Act4Africa – which they hope will serve as a call to

The initiative is part of Oxfam’sglobal campaign that aims toempower men and women living in poverty to claim power in the way the world manages land, water and climatechange, so that they can grow or buy enough food to eat – now and in the future. InNigeria the GROW campaign is implemented under the auspices of Voices for FoodSecurity (VFS)—a platform of 15 Nigerian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) andsmall-scale farmers associations across the country.

Currently 13 million people inthe Sahel region are faced with a serious food crisis that threatens theirlives and livelihoods. Ifearly and effective action is not taken, it may prove as devastating and costlyas past regional food crises in 2005, 2008 and 2010.

Act 4 Africa was co-written by the artistes, produced by J. Sleek andmixed by Indomix.

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