HTML _ 96-886 - The World Food Summit
6-Nov-1996; Charles Hanrahan; 6 p.

Abstract: Governments participating in the 1996 World Food Summit will examine how to deal with world hunger and malnutrition and achieve the goal of food security for all. There is broad agreement on the desirability of the Summit's goal, but controversy has developed over such issues as the relationship of trade liberalization and food security, the advisability of declaring a legal right to food, the link between population stabilization and reproductive health and food security, and responsibility within the UN system for Summit follow-up. [read report]

Topics: International, Economics & Trade, Agriculture

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