Earlier this month, the United National celebrated the diamond anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization.

"The FAO Constitution from 1945 is still enduring. At that time we established our commitment to raiding levels of nutrition and standards of people; increasing the efficiency of the production and distribution of food bettering the conditions of rural populations, all the while expanding the world economy to ensure the freedom from hunger."

Agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue, was among the dignitaries speaking during the FAO's virtual 75th Anniversary event. He noted the significant collaborative process  made during the organization's inception. 

"Thanks to many of the missions and progress that were made through the FAO, and to technology, we're more than now connected for a global community than ever," Perdue stated. "People are living longer, healthier lives. Globally, everyone is more prosperous than at FAO's founding."

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