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Trade Policies On Agriculture Key To Ending Hunger Only If Food Security Not Endangered, FAO Report Says

News outlets discuss findings from an FAO report released Wednesday, titled State of Agricultural Commodity Markets.

Agence France-Presse: Food trade key against world hunger, but keep it safe: FAO
“Expanding trade in agricultural products is key to alleviating world hunger, but only if open trade policies do not endanger food security, the U.N. food agency said in a report released Wednesday…” (12/9).

U.N. News Centre: National policies on trade and agriculture key to tackling food security — U.N. agency
“…International rules should further support national trade policies, especially in the four dimensions of food security — availability, access, utilization, and stability — said the report, commenting that such implementation will be an ‘enabler’ of sustainable development and hunger eradication…” (12/9).

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