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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

World Summit on Food Security

World Summit on Food Security
A record 49 million Americans faced hunger in 2008

A yearly survey on hunger released Monday by the United States Department of Agriculture reported that a record 49.1 million Americans in 17 million households lacked dependable access to adequate food in 2008.
Hunger Stats | WFP | United Nations World Food Programme - Fighting Hunger Worldwide:

FAO Media Centre: 1.02 billion people hungry
FAO Media Centre: Number of hungry people rises to 963 million:
World Food Situation
World leaders convened at FAO Headquarters for the World Summit on Food Security today unanimously adopted a declaration pledging renewed commitment to eradicate hunger from the face of the earth sustainably and at the earliest date. [more...]

World Summit on Food Security
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