BOOSTING FOOD PRODUCTION ALONE WILL NOT SOLVE HUNGER CRISIS – UN EXPERT
New York, May 7 2009 1:00PM
An independent United Nations expert warned today that ramping up food production on its own would not alleviate the suffering of the hundreds of millions going hungry around the world.
Increased investment in agriculture, particularly in Africa, is necessary, but it must benefit those who are food insecure, stressed the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter.
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