15 September 2011

Asia needs to invest more to feed population – FAO 7th July 2010

(Reuters) – Asian countries need to increase investment in food production by 50 percent to $120 billion a year to ensure they can afford to feed their large and growing populations, a United Nations’ body said on Wednesday. With the number of hungry people in the world increasing by about 100 million to 1 billion last year, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said food production in the developing world had to double by 2050.
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