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UN agencies optimistic about poverty and hunger fight

World

UN agencies optimistic about poverty and hunger fight

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) on January 7 expressed cautious optimism at successes in the fight against poverty and hunger this year.

Trade officials inch forward

Business

Trade officials inch forward

Trade ministers were wrapping up three days of WTO talks on Dec.2 with little headway seen on ending an eight-year stalemate on framing a trade liberalisation accord ahead of a 2010 deadline.