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Sheeran bows out of WFP post, new FAO head eyes eradication of world hunger

United Nations World Food Program executive director Josette Sheeran announced today she will leave her post when her term expires in April, while Jose Graziano da Silva, the new director general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, announced that eradication of world hunger will be the goal of his three-and-a-half year term, rather than the previous U.N. goal of halving hunger by 2015. Read More...