Food insecurity in South Sudan set to deepen as funds dry up

Jul 31, 14 Food insecurity in South Sudan set to deepen as funds dry up

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 31 July 2014 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned today that food insecurity continues to deepen in South Sudan as funding for life-saving assistance dwindles. The funding shortfall is hampering efforts to provide farmers, fishers and pastoralists in the country with emergency...

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Timor-Leste launches action plan and campaign against hunger

Jul 31, 14 Timor-Leste launches action plan and campaign against hunger

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Country adheres to the UN’s Zero Hunger Challenge aiming at eradicating hunger and malnutrition by 2025 FAO NEWS | 20 July 2014 – Dili, Timor-Leste – FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva has participated in the launch of two important initiatives related to food security and nutrition in Timor-Leste: the National Action Plan...

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World Chefs work to Feed the Planet

Jul 30, 14 World Chefs work to Feed the Planet

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by Zoja Stojanovic, Co-Editor, World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs) On the 5th of July 2014, the 36th Worldchefs Congress took place in Stavanger, Norway. For years, this milestone event has welcomed thousands of food professionals and chefs of all ranks to participate in different culinary workshops, industry oriented...

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Un paso crucial por la salud y la productividad

Jul 29, 14 Un paso crucial por la salud y la productividad

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Álvaro Arzú Yrigoyen y Dra. Mirta Roses Periago, expresidente de la República de Guatemala y exdirectora de la OPS, respectivamente. Siglo21 | 26 Julio 2014 – Combatir efectivamente las enfermedades infecciosas requiere desarrollar políticas de salud pública que superen las diferencias ideológicas y se conviertan en políticas...

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11 Myths About Malnutrition in Latin America

Jul 29, 14 11 Myths About Malnutrition in Latin America

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From WFP – There is often the misconception that hunger and malnutrition refer to the same condition. While the two often go hand-in-hand there are significant differences. With the assistance of The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) we are hoping to break this common misconception. Read on for 11 myth busting...

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