World needs ‘paradigm shift’ towards sustainable agriculture

FAO Director-General urges support for science-based options in pursuit of global food security   UN NEWS CENTRE | 29 September 2014 – In order to move towards more sustainable agriculture, a broader approach is needed to overhaul the world’s food system, the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)...

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5 Countries Consider Implementation of Zero Hunger Challenge

Sep 30, 14 5 Countries Consider Implementation of Zero Hunger Challenge

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Five Asia-Pacific Countries Consider Implementation of a Regional Zero Hunger Challenge FAO press release Bangkok, Thailand | 29 September, 2014 – The Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific has taken another important step toward implementation, FAO announced today. Government representatives from five countries are taking...

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Worldchefs President ready to Deliver Zero Hunger

Sep 29, 14 Worldchefs President ready to Deliver Zero Hunger

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From Zero Hunger Challenge participant World Association of Chefs Societies. On September 25 Worldchefs President Gissur Gudmundsson took part in “Delivering Zero Hunger – Demonstrating Impact”, a high level meeting held during United Nations’ General Assembly in New York, USA. This momentous event and President’s engagement on...

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To combat hunger, UNFAO launches initiative for sustainable use of world’s oceans

UN NEWS CENTRE | 25 September 2014 – The future of global food security hinges on the better management and sustainable development of the planet’s oceans and fisheries, a top United Nations official stressed today, adding that the world could not wait any longer to act on saving Earth’s marine environments. Speaking at an event on...

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Zero Hunger is not just a dream

Sep 25, 14 Zero Hunger is not just a dream

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FAO chief urges greater global political commitment to fight hunger FAO NEWS | 25 September 2014 – Global peace and sustainable development cannot be achieved without ending hunger, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today told participants at a high-level UN meeting in New York. “Food security might not always...

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