With Somalia again ‘on precipice of crisis’, UN relief official appeals for urgent funding

May 10, 14 With Somalia again ‘on precipice of crisis’, UN relief official appeals for urgent funding

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 9 May 2014 – Poor rains, high food prices and ongoing conflict have intersected to push Somalia once gain to the brink of crisis, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in the country said today, warning that without immediate action, the fragile food security situation could worsen in the coming months,...

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Achieving Zero Hunger by Addressing NTDs

May 08, 14 Achieving Zero Hunger by Addressing NTDs

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Blog by Ashley Schmidt for the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases. Worldwide, roughly 1 in 8 people suffer from chronic hunger.  Since the launch of The United Nations (UN) Zero Hunger Challenge in June 2012, chronic hunger has decreased worldwide; however, 842 million people still do not get enough food.  There is a...

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When Feeding The World, Access Is As Important As Production

May 08, 14 When Feeding The World, Access Is As Important As Production

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A truly comprehensive approach is needed now to address food insecurity and malnutrition at a global level, writes Brian Bogart, programme policy advisor at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). WFP | 7 May 2014 – As world leaders determine the goals and targets for the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda over...

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UN Secretary-General: “We cannot know peace or security if one in eight people are hungry.”

May 07, 14 UN Secretary-General: “We cannot know peace or security if one in eight people are hungry.”

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The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, addressed the Committee on World Food Security today in Rome. The full text of his remarks is below. Read the UN News Centre story here. Your Excellency Ambassador Gerda Verburg, Chair of the Committee on World Food Security, IFAD President Kanayo Nwanze, WFP Executive...

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Food Security in Europe in the Age of Global Climatic Change

Since food security has become a growing concern throughout the world, Europe has begun to take it seriously. According to Dr Rita Floyd – Birmingham Fellow in Conflict and Security at the Department of Political Science and International Studies at University of Birmingham, UK – that’s why the region’s states are now...

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