Saturday, January 27, 2018

FAO calls for renewed commitment to eliminate hunger in Africa

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for renewed commitment to eliminate undernutrition and hunger in Africa.

FAO’s 2017 report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the world indicated that civil conflicts and adverse climate trends had led to an increase in the number of hungry people.

Hunger-fighting initiatives in Africa need to be deepened and broadened to put the continent back on track to eliminating the scourge of undernutrition, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told heads of state and government gathered in Addis-Ababa for the African Union (AU) summit, a statement from FAO media room said. Read More