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Food for All -- Can hunger be halved?

The report released during the World Food Summit in Rome, in November 1996, examines why so many people are still going hungry. It explores the links between hunger and poverty and the policies formulated to reduce both

At the World Food Summit in Rome in November 1996, governments of 186 countries pledged to reduce the number of undernourished people in the world, by 2015, as the first step towards the goal of food for all.

Around 840 million people were then estimated to lack access to adequate and regular nourishment. This constituted 18 per cent of the population in developing countries.

Food for All -- Can hunger be halved?, a report released during the World Food Summit in Rome, examines why so many people are still going hungry. It explores the links between hunger and poverty and the policies formulated to reduce both.

http://www.oneworld.org/panos/food_for_all_txt.htm