In Gaza, WFP Turns Women Into Community Nutritionists

Apr 30, 14 In Gaza, WFP Turns Women Into Community Nutritionists

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Being obese does not necessarily mean being well-nourished. Micronutrient deficiencies and obesity – the double burden facing many developing countries – are interlinked with poverty and are closely related to access to healthy, nutritious food, dietary habits and physical activity. WFP is tackling malnutrition in...

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FAO strikes media deal with International Federation of Agricultural Journalists

Apr 30, 14 FAO strikes media deal with International Federation of Agricultural Journalists

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Agreement aims to broaden awareness of food, agriculture and hunger issues FAO NEWS | 29 April 2014, Rome– FAO and the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) are joining forces to promote wider global sharing of agricultural information and better highlight FAO’s activities in specialized agricultural...

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In Central African Republic, ‘more children will die from malnutrition than bullets’

Apr 29, 14 In Central African Republic, ‘more children will die from malnutrition than bullets’

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 25 April 2014 – The number of children being treated for severe acute malnutrition in the Central African Republic’s war-torn capital, Bangui, has tripled since the beginning of 2014, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) confirmed today, predicting that more children are likely to suffer in the coming...

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Three questions for Toine Timmermans

Apr 29, 14 Three questions for Toine Timmermans

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Ahead of the SAVE FOOD 2014 World Congress,  three questions for Toine Timmermans, coordinator of the EU_FUSIONS Project: Food Use for Social Innovation by Optimising Waste Prevention Strategies 1. Which aspect of the food waste problem is the most relevant? Reducing food waste is for me a preferable option and opportunity to...

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Kenya’s “Green Economy” could boost food security

Apr 28, 14 Kenya’s “Green Economy” could boost food security

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Food for thought:  a new study by the Government of Kenya and the UN Environment Programme shows Kenya’s shift to a Green Economy should generate US $45 billion by 2030, build climate resilience and boost food security, projecting positive returns within seven to 10 years. What does that mean? “The Green Economy Assessment...

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