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UN Points to Peru’s Biodiversity to Help Reduce Malnutrition

UN Points to Peru’s Biodiversity to Help Reduce Malnutrition

The population suffering from malnutrition in Peru has fallen by more than half over the past two decades, but the country still has a long way to go to further reduce the rate, according to a United Nations official. The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization’s representative in Peru, John F. Preissing, said that […]

International Analysis: The End of Poverty?

By Thomas Pogge — The Mark News — As United Nations officials struggle to define the development priorities of the next 15 years, the UN Millennium Campaign, the World Bank, and many other organs of the development industry tell us that we are nearing the end of poverty. Yet, well […]

UN Says Peru a Model in Eradicating Hunger, Highlights Quinoa

UN Says Peru a Model in Eradicating Hunger, Highlights Quinoa

Peru on the Right Path to Eradicating Child Malnutrition, UN Official Says

Peru on the Right Path to Eradicating Child Malnutrition, UN Official Says

Peru is on the right path to eradicating chronic child malnutrition, according to a representative of the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO. Luis Lobo, coordinator of FAO’s Hunger Free Latin America and the Caribbean Initiative, said that chronic child malnutrition has declined to about 19.5 percent from 30 percent […]