Great evidence can attract the money to end malnutrition

Jun 20, 14 Great evidence can attract the money to end malnutrition

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Gaps in research are deterring private sector investment which could help combat malnutrition worldwide. By Matt Freeman, director of Nutrition Workplace, Supply Chains & Communities at GAIN The nutrition sector is at a critical point in its development. Scientists and economists are in agreement nutrition is critical to good...

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The Zero Hunger Challenge: Why it Works and Why We Should Fight for It

Jun 19, 14 The Zero Hunger Challenge: Why it Works and Why We Should Fight for It

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by Angela Rupchock-Schafer, Assistant Director, Communications for CWS. We are winning the fight against hunger and poverty. We are winning it in concrete, measurable ways.  Ways most visible in the numbers of young lives saved and communities changed through targeted, sustainable and strategic programs. Global hunger has been...

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Scientist Gets World Food Prize for Wheat Advances

Jun 18, 14 Scientist Gets World Food Prize for Wheat Advances

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by David Pitt, Associated Press | 18 June 2014 Des Moines — A crop scientist credited with developing hundreds of varieties of disease-resistant wheat adaptable to many climates and difficult growing conditions was named Wednesday as the 2014 recipient of the World Food Prize. Sanjaya Rajaram, 71, wins the $250,000 prize founded by...

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FAO hails China’s success in achieving anti-hunger goal

Jun 17, 14 FAO hails China’s success in achieving anti-hunger goal

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IN THE NEWS: THE PEOPLE DAILY | 17 June 2014, by Liu Yu, Ge Chen (Xinhua) – Proper agricultural policies and reforms, and impressive increases in domestic food production helped China meet the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG), the chief of the UN’s food agency says. “China has already made outstanding...

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How Our Company Is Helping WFP Achieve Zero Hunger

Jun 17, 14 How Our Company Is Helping WFP Achieve Zero Hunger

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By Jerome Peribere, President & CEO of Sealed Air. When it comes to the future of food, our children will face a vastly different world than the one we live in today. By 2050, the global world population is expected to reach nine billion, compared to roughly 7.2 billion today. Now is the time for industry leaders, governments,...

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