Fight Hunger to Reduce Poverty


2001 World Food Day
Bangkok, 16 October 2001

FAO/RAP Publication: 2001/22

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

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Bangkok
November 2001


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2001 World Food Day/TeleFood theme

Address by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Message of FAO Director-General, Jacques Diouf

Statement by R. B. Singh Assistant Director-General and FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific

Fighting hunger and poverty - Keynote speech by William D Dar, Director General, ICRISAT

Y.S. Rao Awards for outstanding farmers and best school botanical garden

Best school botanical garden

Disability not a handicap for these farmers

TeleFood projects bring food abundance and prosperity in China, Thailand and Tonga

Annexes

Annex 1 - Media coverage
Annex 2 - List of guests
Annex 3 - 2001 WFD organizing secretariat
Annex 4 - List of publications distributed