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Launch of DfID’s new strategy paper on eliminating hunger

Summary of Publication1

The Department for International Development in the UK (DfID) recently launched a strategy paper (May 2002) 'Eliminating Hunger; Strategy for Achieving the Millennium Development Goal on Hunger.' The Millennium Development Goal referred to in the title of the paper is to halve extreme poverty and hunger by 2015. The paper highlights the main areas which the UK sees as important to international efforts to tackle hunger, as well as areas in which DfID will place its own resources.

The main points to emerge from the paper are as follows:

If the Millennium Development Goal is to be achieved the following actions and improvements will be necessary:

Ongoing and new areas of work by DfID which it is hoped will lead to better responses to drought, conflict and emergencies are as follows. Ongoing Initiatives:

New areas of work:

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1A copy of the paper can be obtained from: DfID, 1 Palace St London, SW1E 5HE.Website: www.dfid.gov.uk. Public Enquiry point: 0845 3004100

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Launch of DfID’s new strategy paper on eliminating hunger. Field Exchange 16, August 2002. p15. www.ennonline.net/fex/16/launch