08 December 2011, Rome, Italy - Mr. Patrick Mutabwire, Uganda Director Local Government Administration Ministry of Local Government. Local Public Finance and Food Security Session. The objective of the mini-forum is to present the UN Capital Development Fund's mandate as well as its comparative advantages when partnering with the Least Developed Countries in their response to food insecurity. The mini-forum will encourage debate around the important role of local authorities and the potential impact of strong local public finance systems in achieving sustainable development and food security. A panel of speakers including key government representatives from the South will present important evidence from the field, highlighting best practices of UNCDF's local development programmes.FAO headquarters (Red Room). Global South-South Development Expo of the United Nations (GSSD 2011), 5-9 December 2011.