In his message for World Food Day in 2000, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said...

In his message for World Food Day in 2000, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said, "Ending hunger and food insecurity is not simply a matter of growing more food. Recent studies have shown that four out of five malnourished children in the developing world live in countries that boast food surpluses."

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