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FAO Sees Challenges for Asia’s Agriculture

Asia’s agricultural sector faces challenges beyond food production, as climate change and changing lifestyles affect rates of nutrition and obesity, a senior official with the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says.   Kundhavi Kadiresan, FAO assistant director-general and regional representative for Asia and the Pacific, says almost half a million people in Asia are undernourished. Under the Millennium Development Goals, the number of undernourished people in the developing...

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