Political will needed to eradicate hunger

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A meal being prepared at the Al-Riad shelter, Aleppo, Syria. Photo: OCHA/Josephine Guerrero

The international community is being urged to find the political will to help break the cycle of poverty by promoting the new global development goal on hunger.

The UN says, 800 million people around the still do not get enough to eat.

In September, 17 new targets were agreed to eradicate hunger by 2030.

On World Food Day, marked annually on 16 October, Daniel Dickinson has been speaking to the UN World Food Programme's Gerald Bourke.

Duration: 2'57"

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