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UN says food prices drop again

posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:17 AM

A U.N. agency plays down fears of a looming world food crisis as international coordination and flagging demand have led to a drop in food prices for the third consecutive month in December. Full Story

UN Says World Hungry Not 1 Billion After All

posted on October 12, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Organization blamed flawed methodology and poor data for error. Full Story

Obama Announces $3 Billion in Private Sector Pledges to Help Feed Africa

posted on May 18, 2012 at 1:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday said the United States has a "moral imperative" to lead the fight against hunger and malnutrition in Africa despite shrinking national budgets around the world. Obama announced $3 billion in... Full Story

Gates Defends Focus on High-tech Agriculture

posted on January 27, 2012 at 8:46 AM

 KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) - Bill Gates has a terse response tocriticism that the high-tech solutions he advocates for worldhunger are too expensive or bad for the environment: Countries canembrace modern seed technology and genetic modification or... Full Story

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