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World Food Summit

In 1996, FAO organized the World Food Summit. The Summit concluded with the signing of the Rome Declaration

Goal of World food Summit

Halving the number of people who had been suffering from hunger since 2015

At the same time, 1,200 civil society organizations (CSOs) from 80 countries participated in an NGO forum. The forum was critical of the growing industrialization of agriculture and called upon governments and FAO to do more to shield the 'Right to Food' of the poor.