Emergency food aid operation in Ukraine’s east

Sep 13, 14 Emergency food aid operation in Ukraine’s east

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

  UN NEWS CENTRE | 12 September 2014 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is rolling out its first operation in Ukraine, providing food assistance to vulnerable people affected by the conflict with distributions in transit centres and public shelters in Donetsk and Luhansk in the country’s east. Since the beginning...

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Food prices drop to four-year low

Sep 11, 14 Food prices drop to four-year low

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

Good weather boosts world cereal production – 2014 crop projections up 14 million tonnes UN NEWS CENTRE | 11 September 2014 – Global food prices continued to dip for the fifth month straight reaching their lowest level since September 2010, the United Nations agriculture agency reported today. The Food and Agriculture...

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P4P: Empowering women farmers through literacy training

Sep 08, 14 P4P: Empowering women farmers through literacy training

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

Rural women in developing countries often lack basic literacy skills, making it difficult for women farmers to benefit from training activities which could improve their agricultural production and increase their incomes. Because of this, in many pilot countries, P4P has incorporated basic reading and writing skills into training...

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Tackling Hunger, “From the armchair to the stadia”

Sep 05, 14 Tackling Hunger, “From the armchair to the stadia”

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

UN partners with Rugby World Cup to tackle hunger, provide meals to school children UN NEWS CENTRE | 5 September 2014 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Rugby Board (IRB) today launched an ambitious push to raise funds and awareness as part of their Tackle Hunger partnership at Rugby World Cup...

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UN agencies ramp up much-needed aid in Iraq amid ‘alarming rate’ of displacement

Sep 04, 14 UN agencies ramp up much-needed aid in Iraq amid ‘alarming rate’ of displacement

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 4 September 2014 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it has resumed delivering food assistance to an area of Iraq encompassing much of the western part of the country for the first time since May, targeting 76,000 people who are part of a “massive displacement” of families fleeing...

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