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Latin America to Tackle Dual Problems of Hunger, Obesity

Latin American governments have pledged to work toward ending hunger within a decade while tackling the region's rising obesity — itself considered a form of malnutrition. At a regional meeting of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, government representatives from across Latin American and the Caribbean drew up plans to accelerate cuts in hunger, which has been halved in the region in the last 25 years. At the same time, far more attention needs to be paid to combating...

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