Zero hunger possible by 2025, says FAO | Pacific Beat

Zero hunger possible by 2025, says FAO

Zero hunger possible by 2025, says FAO

Updated 10 March 2014, 17:34 AEDT

Despite the rapid rise in living standards, Asia and the Pacific remain home to two thirds of the world's hungry people.

That's more than half a billion people with not enough to eat.

Yet the United Nations says its goal of halving hunger by 2015 is still achievable.

Some of the people working hardest to make sure that goal is reached are meeting in Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar this week.

Correspondent: Karon Snowdon

Speaker: Hiroyuki Konuma, UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's Assistant Director General

Topics:

Contact the studio

Got something to say about what you're hearing on the radio right now?

Text/SMS
Send your texts to +61 427 72 72 72

Tweets
Add the hashtag #raonair to add your tweets to the conversation.

Email
Email us your thoughts on an issue. Messages may be used on air.