- This week, African heads of state gather in Kenya for the African Green Revolution Forum
- Annan: Almost 800 million men, women and children won't have enough food to eat today
Kofi Annan is the Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation. He was Secretary-General of the United Nations for 1997 to 2006
(CNN)For the first time in human history, the end of hunger is well within our reach. While courageous and passionate individuals have been working to end this scourge for decades, a recent confluence of political will, public-private partnerships and funding has made this ambition possible.