UN Food And Agriculture Organization

  • How do you count the world's hungry people? May 5, 2012

    London: Two years ago, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched a petition to fight hunger with the slogan: "1,000,000,000 people live in chronic hunger and I'm mad as hell." Since then, more than 3.4 million people, including actors, pop stars and footballers, have added their voices to the online...
  • Women farmers could slash number of hungry March 8, 2011

    Rome: Women in rural areas could help reduce by up to 17 percent the number of the world's hungry which currently stands at almost one billion, according to a report issued on Monday by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). If women had the same access to land, technology, financial...