To Feed the Future, Let’s End Hunger by 2030

Aug 10, 14 To Feed the Future, Let’s End Hunger by 2030

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets

Photo credit:  paulaphoto via Shutterstock The world has made impressive progress against hunger in the past few decades – mostly due to the hard work of poor people themselves. They are the most important stakeholders:  Who could be more invested in the struggle against hunger than a young woman with a hectare of land to farm and...

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Latin America and the Caribbean could eradicate hunger with its food waste

Aug 07, 14 Latin America and the Caribbean could eradicate hunger with its food waste

Posted by in Latest News, Zero Food Waste

FAO’s regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean has stated that more food is lost and wasted than is needed to meet the nutritional needs of the 47 million people who still suffer from hunger in the region. The findings were announced in a report – Losses and waste of food in Latin America and the Caribbean...

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P4P promoting increased access to micronutrient-rich crops

Aug 06, 14 P4P promoting increased access to micronutrient-rich crops

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

In Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia, P4P is collaborating with HarvestPlus and national governments to increase the availability of micronutrient-rich staple foods. In these countries, P4P-supported smallholders have begun to cultivate Iron Beans, Vitamin A Maize and Vitamin A Sweet Potato, benefitting from improved nutrition and...

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Food, Agriculture, Health and Nutrition: the emergence of transformative movements

Aug 05, 14 Food, Agriculture, Health and Nutrition: the emergence of transformative movements

Posted by in Featured, Latest News

Food, Agriculture, Health and Nutrition: the emergence of transformative movements Presentation at the EAT Stockholm Food Forum May 27th 2014 by David Nabarro, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General For Food Security and Nutrition You can read an exclusive excerpt from this post at the Chicago Council Global...

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Halle Berry Works to Watch Hunger Stop

Aug 05, 14 Halle Berry Works to Watch Hunger Stop

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Actress Halle Berry will continue to work with designer Michael Kors’ Watch Hunger Stop campaign to help build a world with zero hunger. Berry helped launch the campaign – a partnership between Kors and the World Food Programme to fight world hunger – in 2013. She has reaffirmed her support in the lead up to World Food...

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