New climate change report – impacts on food security

Mar 31, 14 New climate change report – impacts on food security

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“Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change.” These are the words of  Rajendra K. Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations group that periodically summarizes climate science, at a news conference on Monday presenting a new report.  The Working Group...

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UN announces first countries set to benefit from African-led food security fund

UN NEWS CENTRE | 28 March 2014 – A unique, Africa-led United Nations-backed fund designed to improve food security across the continent has become a reality for the first six countries slated to benefit from the initiative. The Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, the Niger and South Sudan today signed agreements in...

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Amid fears ‘South Sudan is imploding,’ UN agencies launch urgent operation to reach remote areas

Mar 29, 14 Amid fears ‘South Sudan is imploding,’ UN agencies launch urgent operation to reach remote areas

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 28 March 2014 – Two United Nations agencies launched today an urgent operation to deliver food, vaccines, nutrition supplements and other vital relief supplies to one of the most isolated areas of conflict-affected South Sudan, as part of a joint response to boost emergency distribution as the crisis escalates....

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FAO Conference in Tunis emphasizes need to mobilize resources in Africa

Mar 28, 14 FAO Conference in Tunis emphasizes need to mobilize resources in Africa

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Focus on 2025 Zero Hunger target for Africa, youth and inclusion FAO NEWS | 28 March 2014, Tunis – The FAO Regional Conference for Africa, held in Tunis, Tunisia, from 24 to 28 March 2014, concluded its 28th Session, reaffirming its commitment to food security and sustainable development. “We have given our full support...

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Addressing the Global Food Waste Scandal

Mar 28, 14 Addressing the Global Food Waste Scandal

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Blog post by Tristram Stuart, Feeding the 5000 There are nearly one billion hungry around the world. At the same time, at least one third of food produced around the world for human consumption –approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — is lost or wasted every year. Perhaps even more shocking is the fact that less than a quarter of the...

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