New Brazilian president renews commitment to Zero Hunger

Dec 31, 14 New Brazilian president renews commitment to Zero Hunger

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BRAZIL OFFERS AN EXTRA US $ 17 MILLION TO FAO PROJECTS AS NEW GOVERNMENT TAKES HELM FAO NEWS | 31 December, 2014 – Brazil has added US $ 17 million in funding to projects undertaken in its ongoing partnership with FAO, highlighting the Latin American country’s role as a key regional and global contributor to the fight...

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‘Rising population may hinder zero hunger in Gambia’

Dec 24, 14 ‘Rising population may hinder zero hunger in Gambia’

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The Minister of Agriculture has said the agriculture sector has registered significant gains in the past two decades but warned that the rising population is one of the factors that may hinder the realisation of zero hunger drive in the country. by Lamim Babe Njie The Standard | 23 December 2014 – Solomon Owens made the...

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Nepal Launches Zero Hunger Challenge

Dec 19, 14 Nepal Launches Zero Hunger Challenge

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by Minggu Simon Lhasa for Bernama BANGKOK| 19 December 2014 – The Nepal Government, with the collaboration and support of the United Nations (UN), has launched a national Zero Hunger Challenge, a major initiative to eradicate hunger in the Himalayan country by 2025. The National Zero Hunger Challenge (NZHC) was launched today...

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Zero Hunger through sustainable solutions

Dec 18, 14 Zero Hunger through sustainable solutions

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Blog post by Daniel Balaban, Director of the WFP Centre of Excellence Against Hunger The WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger promotes sustainable solutions to attain food security and nutrition. Using the Brazilian experience as reference, the Centre’s record in the past few years evidences an increasing number of countries...

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Ebola ‘potentially devastating’ to food-insecure populations

Dec 17, 14 Ebola ‘potentially devastating’ to food-insecure populations

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UN Secretary-General will visit West Africa to ‘show solidarity with those affected’ UN NEWS CENTRE | 17 December 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced he will leave today for the countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak “to show my solidarity with those affected and urge even greater global action” to fight the...

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