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World Food Day: Pope says access to food is a human right

In the letter the pope mentioned how the economic crisis has permeated through all sectors of society but has particularly affected agriculture in a “dramatic” way.He called on the international community to ensure the adequate access of food to those who need it most around the world, an issue he believes is fundamentally rooted in the right to life.Benedict, who will attend the World Summit on Food Security in November, highlighted the idea of farming methods and said that natural resources should not be wasted.RS