New UN initiative tackles food losses with pilot activities in three African nations

Dec 23, 13 New UN initiative tackles food losses with pilot activities in three African nations

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Originally published by UN News Centre. 23 December 2013 – Three Rome-based United Nations agencies are teaming up on a $2.7 million project to tackle the problem of food losses in developing countries, beginning with pilot programmes in Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda. Globally, around one-third...

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“Climate-smart” agriculture needed to steer food security through changing weather, Ban says

Dec 05, 13 “Climate-smart” agriculture needed to steer food security through changing weather, Ban says

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Originally published by UN News Centre. 5 December 2013 – Agroforestry, diversification of crops with legumes and other practical measures must be scaled up to end hunger while meeting the challenge of climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a global conference on the issue today. “Agriculture is a major...

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