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Despite setbacks, the race against hunger can be won
Undernourishment around the world
Counting the hungry: trends in the developing world and countries in transition
Undernourishment in the regions
Asia and the Pacific
Towards the Summit commitments
The way ahead: strengthening efforts for eradicating hunger
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2006was prepared by Jakob Skoet and Kostas Stamoulis, Agricultural and Development Economics Division, under the general supervision of Prabhu Pingali, Director of the same division. Ricardo Sibrian, Statistics Division, coordinated the statistical inputs and analysis to the publication. Consultant Jorge Mernies provided advice in the planning stage.
Background papers and draft sections were prepared by Shahla Shapouri, Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture; Tugrul Temel, Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group, Wageningen University; and Sumiter Broca, FAO Global Perspectives Studies Unit.
The following FAO staff and consultants provided technical contributions: Margarita Flores, Aasa Giertz and Kristian Jakobsen, Agricultural and Development Economics Division; Deep Ford, Commodities and Trade Division; Jelle Bruinsma, Gerold Boedeker and Joseph Schmidhuber, Global Perspective Studies Unit; Cinzia Cerri, Amanda Gordon, Seevalingum Ramasawmy, Mohamed Barre and Nathalie Troubat, Statistics Division; David Sedik, Regional Office for Europe; and Nasredin Elamin, Regional Office for the Near East.
The key estimates on food consumption and undernourishment used in The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2006were produced by the Basic Food and Agriculture Statistics Service and the Socio-Economic Statistics and Analysis Service of the FAO Statistics Division.
Projections of food consumption and undernourishment in 2015 were prepared by the FAO Global Perspective Studies Unit.
The Electronic Publishing Policy and Support Branch of the General Affairs and Information Department (GI) provided editorial, language editing, graphic and production services. Translations were provided by the Meeting Programming and Documentation Service of GI.
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