Timor-Leste Launches National Campaign For Universal Access To Food

U.N. News Centre: Timor-Leste becomes first Asia-Pacific country to launch U.N.’s Zero Hunger Challenge
“Timor-Leste, Asia-Pacific’s youngest country, today became the region’s first to launch a national campaign under the United Nations Zero Hunger Challenge, which seeks to ensure universal access to food in the face of looming threats such as climate change. … [The campaign’s] five specific objectives are to make sure that everyone in the world has access to enough nutritious food all year long; end childhood stunting; build sustainable food systems; double the productivity and income of smallholder farmers, especially women; and prevent food from being lost or wasted…” (1/9).

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