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FAO: Asia Pacific Reaches Goal, But Millions Still Face Chronic Hunger

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says the Asia Pacific has reached the target of reducing rates of hunger in the region, marking a key element in the U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals. While economic growth has been a primary driver in lowing rates of hunger, challenges remain to ensure progress is sustained. The Asia Pacific, boosted by two decades of economic growth, has reduced chronic hunger and undernourishment among its populations, seen as key targets...

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