Latin America only region set to meet hunger reduction goals: U.N.

December 10, 2014 6:13 PM

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ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Latin America and the Caribbean is the only region on track to meet the 2009 World Food Summit goal of halving the number of people suffering from hunger by 2015, the United Nations reported.

The number of hungry people in the region has fallen to 37 million from 68.5 million in just over 20 years, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in its "Panorama of Food and Nutritional Security 2014" report on Wednesday.

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