WORLD: FAO to lobby G8 summit over money for alleviation of world hunger
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the world food body of the United Nations, is preparing to lobby the Group of Eight summit in Genoa this weekend for an initial target of US$500m for its fund to alleviate world hunger. About 800 million people go to bed hungry every night, and the FAO hopes that the fund will pay for education, irrigation projects and pest elimination to enable people in the developing world to be able to help feed themselves.
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