Consider the following statements about Zero Hunger Challenge:
- It was first proposed at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012
- India is the first country in Asia to adopt the Zero Hunger Challenge
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
First statement is correct because it was first proposed at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Brazil in June 2012, by the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s. Zero Hunger Challenge aims for a future where every individual has adequate nutrition. Second statement is incorrect because Timor-Leste is the first country in the Asia region to pilot the creation of a national action plan for this initiative.
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