19 jun. 2013

Maduro receives FAO's acknowledgement for achievements in Alimentation

Maduro receives FAO's acknowledgement for achievements in Al
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Lunes, 17 de Junio de 2013 19:02

Venezuela reached the first Millennium Development Goal and additionally with the provisions of the World's Summit on Alimentation of halving the number of undernourished people

Photo: Archives.
Photo: Archives.
The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, arrived on Sunday to Italy to participate in the Conference of the United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO), where he received an acknowledgement by the actions of the Bolivarian Government in alimentary matters.

The Venezuelan leader participates in the event where 38 nations will be greeted for reaching the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG-1) and those who, in addition to this, have additionally complied with the provisions of the World Summit on Alimentation (WSA) of halving the number of undernourished people since 1996.

Among the goals are included the full access to adequate food, avoid stunting of children, ensuring the sustainability of the food system, to achieve an increase in productivity and avoiding the wasting food.

Of all of the honorees, 20 countries achieved the MDG-1; these were: Brazil, Chile, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Panama and Uruguay, the Africans Algeria, Angola, Cameroon, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria and Togo, and the Asians Cambodia , Fiji, Maldives and Indonesia.

The other 18 states, among which is Bolivar's homeland, were those who reached both MDG-1 as the goal agreed at the WSA: Djibouti, Ghana, St. Tomé and Principe, Cuba, Guyana, Nicaragua, Peru, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Turkmenistan, Thailand and Vietnam.