Change the storyline to get nutrition to ‘stick’

Jul 28, 14 Change the storyline to get nutrition to ‘stick’

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When we talk about building pathways toward progress, feeding and nourishing those who are most vulnerable must take center stage. Poor nutrition is entirely preventable, yet continues to cause 45 percent of deaths in children under the age of 5. Nutrition is not only central to feeding development, but is also central to life. Our...

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UN agencies urge greater support to fight mounting hunger crisis in Africa’s Sahel region

Jul 25, 14 UN agencies urge greater support to fight mounting hunger crisis in Africa’s Sahel region

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

UN NEWS CENTRE | 25 July 2014 – Two United Nations agencies today urged the international donor community to renew its commitment to fight hunger and food insecurity in the Sahel by strengthening the resilience of destitute families in the region. Terrorism, weak governance and recurrent droughts in Africa’s Sahel have only...

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Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: Connecting the dots

Jul 24, 14 Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: Connecting the dots

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

A four-day workshop on nutrition-sensitive agriculture was held in IFAD. Experts from FAO, WB, REACH and IFAD (nutrition team and program managers) participated.   IFAD| 24 July 2014 – As the importance of nutrition-sensitive agriculture rises on the global development agenda, IFAD and its partners are working to...

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Livestock for Livelihoods: The Livestock Revolution

Jul 24, 14 Livestock for Livelihoods: The Livestock Revolution

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by Erica Oakley, Humanitas Global and the Community for Zero Hunger. “The livestock revolution is as important as the green revolution,” stated Heifer International President and CEO, Pierre Ferrari. This week, Heifer International and the Alliance to End Hunger held an event, Livestock for Livelihoods, at the U.S....

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UN FAO calls for urgent action to protect global soil from depletion, degradation

UN NEWS CENTRE | 24 July 2014 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is calling for urgent action to improve the health of the world’s limited soil resources to ensure that future generations have enough supplies of food, water and energy. “Soil is the basis for food, feed, fuel and fibre...

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