ANTI-HUNGER PROGRAMME

A twin-track approach to hunger reduction:
priorities for national and international action


 

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome, November 2003



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Executive summary

INTRODUCTION

HUNGER REDUCTION: A UNIVERSAL COMMITMENT

FIGHTING HUNGER TO REDUCE POVERTY

ENOUGH IS KNOWN ABOUT HOW TO FIGHT HUNGER

PRIORITIES FOR ACTION IN FOOD, AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Improve agricultural productivity and enhance livelihoods and food security in poor rural communities
Develop and conserve natural resources
Expand rural infrastructure (including capacity for food safety, plant and animal health) and broaden market access
Strengthen capacity for knowledge generation and dissemination (research, extension, education and communication)
Ensure access to food for the most needy through safety nets and other direct assistance

A POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR THE ANTI-HUNGER PROGRAMME

Making the international trade environment conducive to poverty and hunger reduction
Making the domestic policy environment conducive to poverty and hunger reduction
Policies for priority areas of the anti-hunger programme
Urban hunger

FINANCING THE PROGRAMME

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