AU chair discusses proposed food security compact ahead of World Economic Forum about Africa Malawi’s President Bingu wa Mutharika ‘said he planned to work with other African leaders to devise a programme on food protection that was sustainable ‘regardless of who’s looking at it,’ and setup what he called an African small on food protection to act as an independent advisory body to the African Union on agriculture and food issues,’ the Guardian’s ‘Katine’ blog reports. Mutharika, who is the chairman of the AU, was speaking prior to the World Economic Discussion board on Africa, which is scheduled to start on Wednesday in Tanzania. Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete said, ‘It really is heartening to see the positive impact that the Globe Economic Forum has on key issues of global concern., Coordinator, Prevention in the Health Sector, Department of F and HIV/AIDS. Amolo Okero , Technical Officer, Department of HIV/AIDS. Present at the UNAIDS conference had been Barbara de Zalduondo , Chief of Programmatic Priorities Support, Evidence, Monitoring and Policy Department; Michael Bartos , Chief, Prevention, Support and Treatment and Karusa Kiragu , Senior Avoidance Advisor. AHF appreciates this opportunity to meet with representatives from WHO and UNAIDS and we are pleased our concerns regarding the need for updated treatment recommendations and brand-new HIV testing and avoidance versions are being heard, said Dr.