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Call for More Action on Global Food Security to Beat Hunger

  • 19 Jun 13:39

A United Nations’ target set in 2000 to reduce global hunger by a half by 2015 had almost been achieved.According to the State of Food Insecurity in the World report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, the International Find for Agricultural Development and the World Food Programme, 72 countries out of the 129 being monitored had achieved the First Millennium Development Goad of “cutting by half the proportion of people, who suffer from hunger by 2015”. A total of 29 of these countries had reached the World Food Summit goal set in 1996 to “eradicate hunger in all countries, with an intermediate view to reducing. Read more...