New roadmap for boosting small-scale and family forest producers

Jun 30, 14 New roadmap for boosting small-scale and family forest producers

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

Six steps to increase forest productivity and improve livelihoods of local communities   UN NEWS CENTRE | 30 June 2014 – If small-scale forest and farm producers joined to form producer organizations, they could increase forest productivity and improve livelihoods of local communities, the United Nations agricultural agency...

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Seed to Stomach: Advancing Positive Nutrition Habits in Developing Nations

Jun 28, 14 Seed to Stomach: Advancing Positive Nutrition Habits in Developing Nations

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

by Kathy Spahn, President and CEO of Helen Keller International. Increasing access to nutritious foods is a challenge worldwide, but so is increasing demand for these foods, especially in developing nations. The fact is that poor nutrition is still the underlying cause of nearly half of the deaths of all children under five.  This...

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Ban pledges closer collaboration with African Union

UN NEWS CENTRE | 26 June 2014 – The United Nations is proud to be a key partner with Africa, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told continental leaders gathered for a summit in Equatorial Guinea today, underscoring the Organization’s commitment to working with them to resolve and prevent conflict, as well as to enhance agricultural...

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UN resolved to help Equatorial Guinea build better future, Ban says in Malabo

Jun 26, 14 UN resolved to help Equatorial Guinea build better future, Ban says in Malabo

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

UN NEWS CENTRE | 25 June 2014 – The United Nations will help Equatorial Guinea to reduce poverty and inequality, and promote food security, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pledged today as he arrived in the country on the eve of his address to the African Union Summit. “The United Nations stands ready to do more for the people of...

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Brazil – Champions In The Fight Against Hunger

Jun 25, 14 Brazil – Champions In The Fight Against Hunger

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

Brazil may have one of the world’s most successful football teams, but this year’s World Cup host is also leading the way in another area – the fight against world hunger. Although the country’s progess here has fewer spectators, its achievements deserve the world’s attention. WFP NEWS | 24 June 2014 – With...

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