Honduras: Zero Hunger Walk 2014, Every Step Counts

Jul 10, 14 Honduras: Zero Hunger Walk 2014, Every Step Counts

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WFP – More than 60.000 people participated in the Zero Hunger Walk held in Tegucigalpa. After a beautiful speech which conveyed her commitment to the most vulnerable families of Honduras, Ana de Hernandez, the First Lady of Honduras, cut the ribbon that marked the beginning of the 10th Annual Zero Hunger Walk in Honduras. The...

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Denmark Initiates Sustainable Food Alliance to Reduce Food Waste 50 Percent by 2020

Jul 10, 14 Denmark Initiates Sustainable Food Alliance to Reduce Food Waste 50 Percent by 2020

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by Sonal Choudhary | Food Tank Food waste is a social and economic problem in the Netherlands. By 2015, the Dutch government is hoping to reduce food waste by 20 percent. By 2020, they aim to reduce food waste by 50 percent, a goal set by the European Parliament. In a recent article published in a Danish newspaper, half of Danes...

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New fish drying method in Burundi improves lives for local communities

Jul 09, 14 New fish drying method in Burundi improves lives for local communities

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

UN NEWS CENTRE | 9 July 2014 – It was a simple adjustment – drying fish on raised racks instead of the sand – but the United Nations food agency project in Burundi has cut fish waste by half, provided jobs for hundreds of families and sparked a surge in the prices for the small sardine-like ndagala. “I am able to look after my...

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Syria: Besieged Palestinians in refugee camp ‘will likely go hungry,’ UN agency warns

Jul 09, 14 Syria: Besieged Palestinians in refugee camp ‘will likely go hungry,’ UN agency warns

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 6 July 2014 – Unable for more than a month now to deliver food and other supplies to Palestinians trapped in a refugee camp near Damascus, the United Nations agency tasked with ensuring their well-being said today it is urgently seeking to resume its humanitarian activities, warning that the civilians would likely...

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Escalating violence in Central African Republic threatens aid delivery

Jul 08, 14 Escalating violence in Central African Republic threatens aid delivery

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 8 July 2014 – Warning about the deteriorating situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today that the violence there was threatening humanitarian assistance and creating major difficulties for relief workers in the field. Speaking to reporters in Geneva,...

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