Guatemala: Hungry for Change

Jul 08, 14 Guatemala: Hungry for Change

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

In Guatemala, an effort is underway to reverse a stubborn trend: about 50 percent of children are so malnourished they’re “stunted” — physically, intellectually, and later in life, economically. By Hari Sreenivasan and Jason Kane | Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting In the last 25 years, infant mortality rates have plummeted...

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Investing Locally: Lessons Learned from Brazil’s Zero Hunger Strategy

Jul 07, 14 Investing Locally: Lessons Learned from Brazil’s Zero Hunger Strategy

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by Daniel Balaban, Director, WFP Centre of Excellence Against Hunger   The number of projects, NGO´s and international organizations involved with aid is constantly increasing, but effectiveness is still a challenge. Receiving large amounts of foreign aid does not guarantee that the countries will improve their national...

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Heavy rains, ongoing violence push South Sudan towards ‘hunger catastrophe’

Jul 06, 14 Heavy rains, ongoing violence push South Sudan towards ‘hunger catastrophe’

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

UN NEWS CENTRE | 4 July 2014 – Already working hard to get supplies to people in South Sudan cut off by flooded roads, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that the rains, as well as the ongoing fighting, are pushing the country towards a “hunger catastrophe”. “Fighting has led to alarming food insecurity in...

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Food prices decline for third straight month

Jul 05, 14 Food prices decline for third straight month

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 3 July 2014 – Global food prices dip for a third consecutive month in June following a ten-month surge, the United Nations agriculture agency said today. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) price index- which measures monthly changes in the global price of a basket of meat, dairy, cereals, oils and...

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From the experts: SUN Movement common results frameworks

Jul 04, 14 From the experts: SUN Movement common results frameworks

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by Kat Pittore, Institute of Development Studies In 2012 the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement launched with the aim of uniting diverse groups around a common goal: ending global hunger and undernutrition. The movement brings together governments, UN agencies, NGOs, businesses and academia to ensure that everyone committed to...

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