Updated: 2013-05-23 07:47
"China has made enormous progress in dealing with hunger and its experience can be learned by the whole world."
Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the United Nations World Food Program, said this on Wednesday during her first visit to China as the agency's new chief. WFP statistics show that one in three Chinese people experienced hunger in 1979, while today less than one in 10 suffer from hunger.
(China Daily 05/23/2013 page3)