Can the Private Sector Help Combat Hunger and Malnutrition?

Feb 24, 14 Can the Private Sector Help Combat Hunger and Malnutrition?

Posted by in Latest News, Participants

Blog by Marc Van Ameringen.  Has the past month seen real green shoots around engaging the private sector in the struggle to end malnutrition in the world?  Perhaps. The World Economic Forum meeting in Davos was a step change with business and political leaders signing up to the UN Secretary General’s  “Zero Hunger” challenge to...

read more

Zero Hunger: a challenge of gender and democracy

Feb 21, 14 Zero Hunger: a challenge of gender and democracy

Posted by in Latest News, Participants

Blog post by John Coonrod. When most people think of meeting the Secretary-General’s bold “Zero Hunger Challenge” I suspect they think of new seeds, new farm inputs and new sustainable farming methodologies. These are certainly important, but they are secondary. The primary challenge is developing governance structures that are...

read more

A renewed focus on nutrition

Feb 18, 14 A renewed focus on nutrition

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

By Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). IFAD is a United Nations specialized agency and an international financial institution committed to providing investments that create a route out of poverty for rural people in the developing world, most of whom are involved in...

read more

Nourishing tomorrow by fulfilling the Zero Hunger Challenge today

Feb 12, 14 Nourishing tomorrow by fulfilling the Zero Hunger Challenge today

Posted by in Latest News, Participants

Blog by Charlotte Hebebrand Eradicating hunger and malnutrition in our lifetime needs to be set explicitly as a societal goal. We have managed to halve poverty in 10 years; the same determination should be shown for facilitating access to nutritious food for everyone, everywhere. This is the International Fertilizer Industry...

read more
Page 2 of 212