Chile, China & Morocco are the latest in a growing list of countries to make great strides in combating undernourishment such as the achievement of the Millennium Development Goal 1 – to halve the proportion of hungry people by 2015 – or the 1996 World Food Summit target of halving the absolute number of hungry people by 2015.
The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, concluded a two-day mission to the Republic of Korea with a formal launch of the Zero Hunger Challenge in Seoul.
Unveiled joint work to develop targets and indicators for a new global development paradigm for sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition.
FAO applauded the continent’s continuous growth since 1999, and called for providing an enabling environment to end hunger in the region by 2025.
41 countries adopt FAO work priorities for Asia and the Pacific to address "magnitude of challenges" in improving food security