Issue of June, 09, 2002
New Outbreaks of Hunger in Latin America
By Néfer Muñoz
ourteen percent of the region's population does not have enough income to obtain the minimum amount of food to maintain health, experts are telling the leaders gathered for the World Food Summit this week in Rome.
World Food Summit
he World Food Summit is under way this week (May 10-13) in the Italian capital with the aim of reinforcing they key commitment made by the world's governments: by the year 2015, the number of people suffering hunger will be reduced by half.
LATIN AMERICA: Certification for Sustainable Tourism
A system for a regionally recognized certification of sustainable tourism was proposed at the Summit of Tourism and Environment Officials of Ibero-America and the Caribbean, which met in late May in Ecuador's Galapagos Islands.
CUBA: Medicine from Mangos
The Cuban pharmaceutical industry will begin sales this year of a natural product to reduce stress, while research continues on the therapeutical capacities of dozens of the island's native plants.
BRAZIL: Demand for Amazonian Fruit
Companies from Brazil and abroad are ordering hundreds of tons of the nutritious camú-camú fruit, but the country's production is limited, reports the National Institute of Amazonian Research.
Lessons From a Unique Decade
José Graziano da Silva *
Rio+20 and Beyond: Together for a Sustainable Future
José Graziano da Silva *
Why Inclusive Green Growth Can Sustain Recent Gains in Latin America
The Global Food Crisis and the Latin American Paradox
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