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Agriculture Production Must Increase 60% to Feed Planet

  • 20 Oct 10:48

Agriculture Production Must Increase 60% to Feed Planet Feeding the world’s growing population requires targeted investments to unleash the productive potential of millions living in rural areas, where nearly 80 per cent of the world’s poor are found, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva. "It is a hard task, but it can be effectively done through a combination of investment in social protection, and targeted pro-poor investment in productive activities,” he said, speaking at an event on finance for food, held on the sidelines of the World Food Day ceremony at Expo Milan. Social protection transfers, he said, can provide incomes and food to improve the nutrition of. Read more...