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2025: United behind the African agenda to eradicate hunger

Addis-Ababa, 1 July 2013 - Heads of State and Government of African Union Member States, together with representatives of international organizations, civil society organizations, private sector, cooperatives, farmers, youths, academia...

01 July 2013
Strong leadership is a critical determinant of success in ending hunger

30 June 2013, Addis Ababa - Africa has vibrant societies that are eager to achieve development and eradicate hunger, agreed African Ministers and other senior officials meeting at the African...

30 June 2013
Locust plague threatens to trigger severe food crisis in Madagascar

26 June 2013, Rome – Madagascar is in the grips of a largely uncontrolled locust plague and risks a serious food crisis. A large-scale emergency control campaign urgently requires a...

26 June 2013
38 countries meet anti-hunger targets for 2015

12 June 2013, Rome - Thirty-eight countries have met internationally-established targets in the fight against hunger, chalking up successes ahead of a deadline set for 2015, FAO confirmed today. “These countries...

12 June 2013
FAO urges end of malnutrition as priority

4 June 2013, Rome - Denouncing the huge social and economic costs of malnutrition, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today called for resolute efforts to eradicate malnutrition as well...

04 June 2013