Jordan achieves 2015 anti- hunger target- FAO
Jordan was among 38 countries worldwide that were able to halve the proportion of hungry people between 1990-92 and 2010-2012, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said Wednesday.
FAO said in a statement, posted on its website, that these countries have met internationally established targets in the fight against hunger, Millennium Development Goal (MDG) number one, making successes ahead of a deadline set for 2015.
Eradicating extreme poverty and hunger is one of eight MDGs to be met by all the world's countries by 2015. The other goals are: reducing child mortality, achieving universal primary education, promoting gender equality, improving maternal health, combating diseases such as HIV/AIDS, ensuring environmental sustainability and creating global partnerships for development.
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