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Tag: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

  • Wednesday, October 10th 2012 - 09:29 UTC

    With hunger, the only acceptable number is ”zero”

    FAO chief, Jose Graziano da Silva

    By Jose Graziano da Silva, Director General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization - Achieving the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving the prevalence of hunger in the world by 2015 is still within reach, but a strong, sustained acceleration of efforts is needed. Progress made in the fight against hunger since the middle of the last decade has lost steam, and it is time to regain momentum.