India sees Brazil as a “role model” in beating hunger

Oct 24, 14 India sees Brazil as a “role model” in beating hunger

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By Chris Arsenault for Thomson Reuters Foundation Trust.org | 23 October 2014 – India has sent a mission to Mars, but maintains the “dubious distinction of being the world capital of malnutrition”, a senior Indian official said Wednesday, adding that economic growth alone will not be enough to end hunger....

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In fight against hunger, targeting threat of desertification

UN NEWS CENTRE | 22 October 2014 – The growing menace of desertification poses a distinct threat to the world’s agriculture and eco-systems, the United Nations agriculture agency warned today, as it announced a new initiative aimed at curbing the spread of land degradation and building resilience to climate change. The programme,...

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How Ghana “met” Zero Hunger

Oct 22, 14 How Ghana “met” Zero Hunger

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ROME(Thomson Reuters Foundation) | 21 october 2014 – As India starts its version of Brazil’s famous zero hunger campaign, the world’s most populous democracy could take some inspiration from Ghana. The West African country “has met zero hunger”, Jose Graziano da Silva, head of the Food and Agriculture...

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Philippines: Zero Hunger bill takes center stage

Oct 21, 14 Philippines: Zero Hunger bill takes center stage

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Fritzie Rodriguez for Rappler.com Manila, Philippines | 21 October 2014 – The Zero Hunger Bill will be prioritized by the House Committee on Human Rights during the 16th Congress, House Speaker Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte said on Monday, October 20. “I’m certain that we can pass this bill. I can’t think of anyone opposing this...

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Myanmar launches Zero Hunger Challenge

Oct 17, 14 Myanmar launches Zero Hunger Challenge

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Myanmar launches National Zero Hunger Challenge on World Food Day 2014 FAO: Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar | 16 Oct 2014 — The United Nations and Myanmar’s Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MoAI), with the support by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), have marked this year’s World Food Day with the...

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