Family farmers: ending global hunger

Oct 16, 14 Family farmers: ending global hunger

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

On World Food Day, UN lauds role of 500 million family farmers in achieving zero hunger. UN NEWS CENTRE | 16 October 2014 – With over 800 million people worldwide still lacking access to healthy, nutritious food, family farmers must play an increasingly vital role in the global war on hunger, United Nations officials affirmed...

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“Turn the tide” for Zero Hunger

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for World Food Day 2014. 16 October, 2014 – Today, and every day, we eat thanks to the labours of family farmers. They run the vast majority of farms in the world. They preserve natural resources and agro-biodiversity. They are the cornerstone of inclusive and sustainable...

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Cargill pledges support to ending hunger on World Food Day

Oct 15, 14 Cargill pledges support to ending hunger on World Food Day

Posted by in Latest News, Participants

FoodBev.com | 15 October 2014 – Commemorating World Food Day, Cargill is calling for coordinated action by governments, the private sector and civil society to ensure the continued improvement of food security across the globe. The economic growth in China, India and Indonesia has pulled millions out of poverty over the past...

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Knorr & WFP partner for Zero Hunger on World Food Day

Oct 14, 14 Knorr & WFP partner for Zero Hunger on World Food Day

Posted by in Featured, Latest News, Participants

In advance of World Food Day 2014, Knorr and the UN World Food Programme are partnering to help create a world with zero hunger. Together they are encouraging people to pledge their support for Zero Hunger and join a community of people who believe in creating a brighter future for children. In partnership with WFP’s Home...

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Call to increase food security measures to offset threat of ‘shocks’

Oct 13, 14 Call to increase food security measures to offset threat of ‘shocks’

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  UN NEWS CENTRE | 13 October 2014 – With some 805 million people still chronically undernourished in the world, a United Nations committee focusing on food security opened its current session in Rome today with the stated goal of adopting a set of principles for responsible investment in agriculture and food systems. In his...

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