UN expert urges governments to buy local food in public projects

  UN NEWS CENTRE | 15 May 2014 – Public procurement can contribute to making food systems more fair and sustainable, and help realize the human right to adequate food, according to a United Nations independent expert. “When sourcing food for schools, hospitals and public administrations, Governments have a rare opportunity to...

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Meet the Experts: John Coonrod, The Hunger Project

May 14, 14 Meet the Experts: John Coonrod, The Hunger Project

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An interview with The Hunger Project’s Executive Vice President, Dr. John Coonrod, by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. What makes agriculture an important global issue? And how will climate change affect food production? Many reasons – we all eat! In addition, agriculture is the primary source of income in developing...

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Roadmap launched to help businesses prioritize engagement in nutrition

May 13, 14 Roadmap launched to help businesses prioritize engagement in nutrition

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Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition calls for nutrition to be delivered through agricultural platforms Roadmap sets out business case for integrating health and nutrition into agriculture GAIN | 13 May 2014 – A roadmap for aligning investment in the agricultural and nutrition sectors in Tanzania has been launched to help...

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Christian Campaigners Take Up “Zero Hunger Challenge”

May 12, 14 Christian Campaigners Take Up “Zero Hunger Challenge”

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As part of its “Food for Life” Campaign, the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA) is promoting how the EAA and its member organizations are helping to achieve “Zero Hunger” and the vision of the United Nation’s campaign, the “Zero Hunger Challenge”. EAA Press Release excerpted below. Christine Campeau, EAA’s “Food for Life” campaign...

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School’s Out for Summer!

May 12, 14 School’s Out for Summer!

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School’s out, but there’s one final assignment before you head home for the summer… Blog by Leanne Mazurick, Food Pantry Outreach Coordinator at AmpleHarvest.org. First off – we would like to congratulate all the college students who are graduating this May and well done to those who finished up another academic year. Before you...

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