Give a man a fish? No, teach a man to fish.

May 28, 14 Give a man a fish? No, teach a man to fish.

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

UNRIC | 28 May 2014 – Are you hungry now? You may have already eaten or be planning your next meal, a meal you know with absolute certainty will be coming. But over eight percent of the world’s population are unable to quell growling stomachs, and live in extreme hunger and poverty. Hunger kills more people than AIDS, malaria and...

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On Africa Day, Ban urges leveraging continent’s potential for the good of all people

May 25, 14 On Africa Day, Ban urges leveraging continent’s potential for the good of all people

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 25 May 2014 – The world must do more to unleash Africa’s full potential in agriculture, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said while also urging the continent’s leaders and development partners to combat growing social and economic inequalities. “Greater equity presents a common...

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New “First of its Kind” Tool Helps Avoid Global Food Waste

May 23, 14 New “First of its Kind” Tool Helps Avoid Global Food Waste

Posted by in Latest News, Zero Food Waste

UNEP | 23 May 2014 – London – In a world where over 840 million go hungry every day, achieving food security goes beyond increasing global food production. Better food systems and sustainable consumption and production approaches are needed to achieve food security for all. A new tool, the Think.Eat.Save Guidance Version 1.0...

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Plant a seed, grow a garden, change a life!

May 23, 14 Plant a seed, grow a garden, change a life!

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

School gardens are cropping up all over the world FAO | 21 May 2014 – ‘‘—the first 1000 days are a critical window in a child’s development, but let’s not forget this child on day 1,001.’’ School nutrition programmes help to address the +1,001 day gap. Today, perceptions of school gardens are changing in response to...

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Republic of Korea joins Zero Hunger Challenge

May 23, 14 Republic of Korea joins Zero Hunger Challenge

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WFP Executive Director Commends Republic Of Korea On Taking Up Zero Hunger Challenge WFP News Release | 23 May 2014 – SEOUL – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, today concluded a two-day mission to the Republic of Korea with a formal launch of the Zero Hunger Challenge in...

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