Data crunching for resilient livelihoods

New UN-backed open-source tool will support community resilience-building UN NEWS CENTRE | 27 November 2014 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Programme (FAO) is teaming up with a coalition of partner agencies to develop a new data crunching tool to help national governments, development and relief organizations in their...

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Ending Violence Against Women – A Crucial Step Towards Zero Hunger

Nov 26, 14 Ending Violence Against Women – A Crucial Step Towards Zero Hunger

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By Alexandra Murdoch for World Food Programme “If we go into the bush to collect firewood, we risk getting robbed or raped – all sorts of things,” Maria Nabinto, a refugee in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), told the World Food Programme (WFP) earlier this year. Harrowing words from a woman who is simply trying to carry out her...

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FAO Director-General ends ICN2 with Zero Hunger call-to-action

Nov 21, 14 FAO Director-General ends ICN2 with Zero Hunger call-to-action

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New global momentum to eradicate malnutrition: Second International Conference on Nutrition pushes commitments and concrete action FAO NEWS | 21 November 2014 – The time is now for bold action to shoulder the challenge of Zero Hunger and ensure adequate nutrition for all, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today in...

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Pope Francis urges concrete action in global nutrition challenge

Nov 20, 14 Pope Francis urges concrete action in global nutrition challenge

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 20 November 2014 – Pope Francis today urged leaders attending a United Nations Food and Agriculture (FAO) nutrition conference in Rome to view food and nutrition and the environment as global public issues at a time when nations are more tightly linked with each other than ever before. “When solidarity is lacking...

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At global food conference, sounding the call for better nutrition

Nov 19, 14 At global food conference, sounding the call for better nutrition

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 19 November 2014 – The international community must intensify its efforts towards eradicating hunger and malnutrition, top United Nations officials declared today at the opening of a major global food conference held in Rome, Italy, as 170 Member States adopted a series of pledges aimed at ensuring that that all...

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