Philippines: UN agency pledges long-term support for typhoon-stricken farmers, fishers

Mar 11, 14 Philippines: UN agency pledges long-term support for typhoon-stricken farmers, fishers

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UN NEWS CENTRE – 10 March 2014 – Noting the positive results of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) response programme in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan, the agency’s chief today committed to long-term support for farming and fishing communities, earlier today during a visit to the region. Four...

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Field report – students and universities are fighting world hunger

Mar 10, 14 Field report – students and universities are fighting world hunger

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Blog post by Amanda Medlock, Social Media Intern, Universities Fighting World Hunger. Last weekend, leaders and students from across the globe gathered at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama to talk about hunger – its implications and solutions. The 9th Annual International Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit proved to be a...

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Zero Hunger bill moves forward in Philippines

Mar 10, 14 Zero Hunger bill moves forward in Philippines

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The National Food Coalition (NFC) of the Philippines – composed of over 50 organizations and federations with more than 10,000 members from the urban poor, peasants, indigenous peoples, fisherfolk and the middle class – is urging full support for a national Zero Hunger Bill. Also known as the Right to Adequate Food...

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Food Tank runs the numbers on family farming

Mar 10, 14 Food Tank runs the numbers on family farming

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On Friday, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank released a new research report called Food Tank By the Numbers: Family Farming, while Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg attended the Global Forum and Expo on Family Farming in Budapest, Hungary. Below is her announcement of the report’s launch, shared with permission. The report...

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Women hold the key to a world with zero hunger

Mar 08, 14 Women hold the key to a world with zero hunger

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In an editorial originally published in The Guardian Sustainable Business Partner Zone, Elisabeth Rasmusson, World Food Programme assistant executive director for partnership and governance services, tells how the WFP is working alongside companies such as Unilever and DSM to invest in and promote the important roles that women...

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