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The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

Meeting the 2015 international hunger targets: taking stock of uneven progress

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World hunger falls to under 800 million, eradication is next goal

72 countries have achieved the Millennium Development target of halving proportion of the chronically undernourished
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Latin America and the Caribbean region reaches two key international hunger goals

Targets set under Millennium Development Goals and at the World Food Summit both met
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As South Sudan conflict escalates, 4.6 million people at risk of severe food insecurity

Forty-percent of country's population unable to meet food needs by July unless action is taken
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Boosting food security in cities through better markets, reduced food waste

New FAO partnership with World Union of Wholesale Markets
FAO/IAEA project successfully integrates insect birth control technique for thriving livestock sector
FAO project teaches caregivers how to prepare nutritious meals using locally available foods
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FAO participates in the roundtable discussion “Caritas’ role to guarantee food security within the next five years” in Expo Milan 2015
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Soils are the foundation for vegetation
Healthy soils are crucial for ensuring the continued growth of natural and managed vegetation, providing feed, fibre, fuel, medicinal products
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