Friday, November 16, 2007
U2 frontman Bono already sets the esteemed example in Africa heads and shoulders above the Hollywood charlatans of this world. Now he is set to be that same tremendous example in his own backyard. Bono known and respected for his aid work also sits on the Irish Hunger Task Force along with the likes of other experts including Joe Walsh, former Minister for Agriculture. The panel meets for the second time in Cork, Ireland. The group is expected to travel to Malawi before putting together a report for the Government by next summer. In September 2006, Ireland's government launched the Task Force with great ambition and goal set high. Their ultimate aim is to successfully half the poverty and hunger crisis by 2015.