[Marxism] World growing hungrier

Johannes Schneider Johannes.Schneider at gmx.net
Tue Nov 25 06:50:16 MST 2003


>From the BBC:

World growing hungrier, says UN
The United Nations food agency has warned that world hunger is rising again,
despite international efforts to reduce poverty.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) annual report says nearly 850
million people go to bed hungry every night, mainly in Africa and Asia.
The number of undernourished people is climbing by 5 million a year, it
says.
The agency warns that the UN goal of halving world hunger by 2015 is looking
increasingly remote.

Full text:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/3236364.stm





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