TITLE

GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY: Progress toward a U.S. Governmentwide Strategy Is Under Way, but Approach Has Several Vulnerabilities

AUTHOR(S)
Melito, Thomas
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/11/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides updates regarding the progress towards the development of a governmentwide strategy to address global hunger. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), there were more than 1 billion people who were undernourished globally. It notes that the food and fuel crisis from 2006-2008 as well as the current global economic downturn has worsened food insecurity in many developing countries, and sparked food protests and riots in dozens of the member countries.
ACCESSION #
48881612

 

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