G8 Agriculture Ministers admit failure on hunger

Political leaders have admitted that they will probably fail to deliver on promises to halve world hunger by 2015, said international agency Oxfam at the close of a G8 Meeting on Agriculture in Italy today.

“G8 Ministers have made an extraordinary admission of collective failure. This would be a sack-able offence in any other arena,” said Chris Leather, Oxfam International’s Senior Food Advisor. “The G8 has failed the world’s one billion hungry people.”

Click here to read full article by Chris Leather, Senior Food Advisor, Oxfam International

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