FAO ready to respond to food security needs in Cambodia

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) yesterday confirmed that it and its partners stand ready to support the Cambodian government to respond to COVID-19 and ensure sustainable food systems.

According to an FAO statement, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to push 130 million people globally into hunger by the end of the year. In Cambodia, despite remarkable development progress, malnutrition is an ongoing concern, with 32 percent of children under five-years-old being stunted, and 10 percent emaciated.

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