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FAO Chief: Boost Food Production to Fight Rising Prices

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization is calling for a boost in agricultural production to help counter soaring food prices and combat global hunger. Jose Graziano da Silva made his comments in Vietnam Thursday at a FAO regional conference for the Asia-Pacific region. The region is home to over 60 percent of […]

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44 Nations Attend Food Conference in Vietnam

Posted March 12th, 2012 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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A senior U.N. official says rising food prices and frequent natural disasters are making it harder to ease hunger and malnutrition in the Asia-Pacific region. Hiroyuki Konuma, an assistant director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization, made the remark Monday to representatives and observers from 38 countries at a conference in Vietnam. He said […]

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44 Nations Attend Food Conference in Vietnam

Posted March 12th, 2012 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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Ministers and senior officials from 44 countries are in Hanoi Monday at the start of a five-day conference organized by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. The FAO says the agenda calls for in-depth discussions on policy and regulatory issues, including the state of food and agriculture in the Asia-Pacific region, and an initiative to […]

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