Vietnam launches Zero Hunger Action Program

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked for implementation of the Zero Hunger Action Program of Vietnam by 2025 after it is approved by the Prime Minister.

Mr. Dung, also Head of the National Steering Committee for the program, assigned the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to build a working plan for the Committee in the first quarter of 2018.

This program responds to the Zero Hunger Challenge that the United Nations initiated at the Rio+20 Sustainable Development Summit in Brazil in 2012. Its specific targets are ensuring food and nutrition for people all year around, developing a sustainable food system, increasing productivity and income for most small-scale farmers, ensuring no malnutrition among children under two, and no wastefulness and loss of food.

Source: VOV5