Humanity’s ‘silent ally’

UN launches 2015 International Year of Soils UN NEWS CENTRE | 5 December 2014 – Healthy soils are the foundation for food, fuel, fibre and even medicine said the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) as it kicked off 2015 the International Year of Soils on the first-ever World Soil Day. Soils are also essential to...

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Universities band together for Zero Hunger

Dec 05, 14 Universities band together for Zero Hunger

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Press Release from Auburn University Representing six continents of the world, leaders from more than 50 universities are joining forces with international and domestic multi-sector leaders to solve food insecurity. On December 9, university leaders – representing virtually every type of institute of higher learning from all over...

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Food prices appear to have ‘bottomed out’

Dec 04, 14 Food prices appear to have ‘bottomed out’

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 4 December 2014 – After some volatile movements in recent months, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index held steady in November, marking the third consecutive month of stability. “The index appears to have bottomed out with higher probabilities for a rise in its value...

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Cambodia Inching Ahead In Zero Hunger Challenge

Dec 03, 14 Cambodia Inching Ahead In Zero Hunger Challenge

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Cambodia Inching Ahead In Zero Hunger Challenge Still Not Enough, Study Shows CAMBODIA NEWS GAZETTE | 3 December 2014 – Cambodia has made significant progress in tackling poverty, but much work still remains to be done to beat hunger and malnutrition as the country aims to become a lower middle income country in the next few...

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Development cooperation in Mediterranean can help stem tide of forced migration

Dec 02, 14 Development cooperation in Mediterranean can help stem tide of forced migration

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Rural development and youth employment are strongly connected to migration. UN NEWS CENTRE | 28 November 2014 – If countries of the Mediterranean want to stem the tide on forced migration and human suffering, they must put agricultural, food and rural development, including youth-targeted incentives, at the core of regional...

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