Headline News Archive April 2016

  • Calling attention to the nearly 800 million chronically undernourished people and over two billion with micronutrient deficiencies, the United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2016 the start of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition. The 193-member General Assembly adopted a consensus resolution calling on the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to lead the implementation of the Decade.