“A forgotten crisis” – UN issues calls for support, action for Sudan & South Sudan

Apr 14, 14 “A forgotten crisis” – UN issues calls for support, action for Sudan & South Sudan

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UN NEWS CENTRE | With millions facing hunger in Sudan, the UN has urged support to prevent further crisis. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization said in a news release that some 3.3 million people are currently suffering from food insecurity with numbers likely to rise to 4 million in the coming months due to a combination of...

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The first-ever Food Waste & Hunger Summit

Apr 14, 14 The first-ever Food Waste & Hunger Summit

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Blog by The Campus Kitchens Project. Nearly 250 student hunger-fighters from around the country gathered at Northwestern University April 5 and 6 for the first-ever Food Waste & Hunger Summit, a two day conference co-hosted by The Campus Kitchens Project and Food Recovery Network. The event convened student leaders who are...

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UN agency urges countries to boost action against banana disease

Apr 14, 14 UN agency urges countries to boost action against banana disease

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

UN NEWS CENTRE | 14 April 2014 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is warning countries to step up monitoring, reporting and prevention to tackle one of the world’s most destructive banana diseases, Fusarium wilt, which recently spread from Asia to Africa and the Middle-East, and is now menacing Latin...

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Zero Hunger on the International Stage

Apr 09, 14 Zero Hunger on the International Stage

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Brazil holds important lessons for those seeking to reduce poverty and increase food security. by Daniel Balaban, Director of the WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger in Brasília, Brazil. Think of Brazil and it is difficult to get football out of your mind. Brazil’s long love-affair with the game and the global recognition that...

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Working together to fight a silent crisis

Apr 09, 14 Working together to fight a silent crisis

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Blog by David McNair, Interim Chair of the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement‘s Civil Society Network, and head of growth, equity and livelihoods at Save the Children UK. Eliminating malnutrition is critical for development worldwide. Malnutrition is a cause and a driver of inequality. It is responsible for 45% of child deaths,...

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