Posts Tagged ‘FAO’

Pope Francis condemns waste of food Comments 0

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Pope Francis has condemned the waste of food as a symptom of a “throwaway culture” and said hunger and malnutrition should never be considered “an inescapable fact of life”. He called for greater efforts to build a worldwide “culture of encounter and solidarity”. The Pope’s words came in his annual message for World Food Day, Read more

Starvation is ‘scandalous’, Pope tells UN agency Comments 0

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

The fact that millions of people face the danger of starvation in today’s world is “truly scandalous”, Pope Francis has told participants in a conference organised by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. “A way has to be found to enable everyone to benefit from the fruits of the earth … to satisfy the Read more