Commit to the Zero Waste Challenge

Mar 26, 14 Commit to the Zero Waste Challenge

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New blog post by the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance When we consider the amount of natural resources and energy that it takes to get food from the fields to our forks, each one of us needs to commit to being a responsible consumer. Spending money is a responsibility, since the act of spending has the potential to influence social,...

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UN agency calls for concrete measures to end hunger in Africa by 2025

Mar 24, 14 UN agency calls for concrete measures to end hunger in Africa by 2025

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

UN NEWS CENTRE | 24 March 2014 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warns today that despite notable recent economic progress, Africa remains the world’s most food insecure continent and calls on all African agriculture ministers to focus their investments and support efforts on smallholder farmers,...

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Urgent action needed to tackle food crisis in strife-torn Central African Republic

Mar 20, 14 Urgent action needed to tackle food crisis in strife-torn Central African Republic

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

UN NEWS CENTRE | 19 March 2014 – A senior United Nations relief official today stressed the need to act quickly to assist people suffering from food insecurity and malnutrition in the Central African Republic (CAR), after witnessing the alarming situation first-hand during a visit to the strife-torn nation. “Today I heard harrowing...

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What is food justice?

Mar 19, 14 What is food justice?

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Blog post by the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Food justice would exist if all people had access to adequate food at all times. It’s the idea that everyone in the world should have access to sufficient food to lead a healthy and active life. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. 870 million people in the world—the majority of them...

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Together against hunger in Africa

Mar 19, 14 Together against hunger in Africa

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Opinion post by José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General, via the FAO Regional Office for Africa, in advance of the 28th Session of the FAO Regional Conference, 24-28 March 2014, Tunis, Tunisia. With more than one in five people estimated to be undernourished, Africa remains the region with the highest prevalence of...

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