FAO Recognizes 13 Countries For Achieving MDG Hunger Target

U.N. News Centre: U.N. recognizes achievement of thirteen countries in eradicating hunger ahead of 2015 deadline
“To honor their outstanding progress in fighting hunger, 13 countries were commended [Monday] by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for achieving food security milestones ahead of the global 2015 deadline and were urged to continue momentum to end the suffering of 805 million people who still endure chronic undernourishment. Brazil, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gabon, the Gambia, Iran, Kiribati, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, the Philippines, and Uruguay are the latest in a growing list of countries to make great strides in combating undernourishment…” (12/1).