Protect lakes and rivers for healthy diets, economies

UN agency urges greater protections for ‘inland fisheries’ UN NEWS CENTRE | 29 January 2015 – The world’s network of lakes, rivers and streams that provide fish and fresh drinking water to millions of people must be better managed in order to safeguard their ongoing contribution to healthy diets and the global economy, the...

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Zero Hunger on table for Latin America and the Caribbean

Jan 28, 15 Zero Hunger on table for Latin America and the Caribbean

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FAO presents plan to eradicate hunger, poverty at the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States summit FAO NEWS | 27 January 2015 – Today FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva presented a new regional Plan for Food Security, Nutrition and Hunger Eradication by 2025 during a summit of the Community of Latin...

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Unilever, GAIN partner for smallholder nutrition

Jan 27, 15 Unilever, GAIN partner for smallholder nutrition

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GAIN | 22 January 2015 – Zero Hunger Challenge participants GAIN and Unilever have signed an agreement at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that aims to improve the lives of 2.5 million farmers and their families. The Memorandum of Understanding has targets to improve the health and nutrition of smallholder...

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Zero Hunger for peace and security

Jan 27, 15 Zero Hunger for peace and security

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‘Vicious circles linking violence and hunger’ must end – UN agriculture chief UN NEWS CENTRE | 26 January 2015 – Agriculture and food security must be treated as essential components of peacebuilding and conflict resolution, the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said during a special meeting of the...

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The Way Forward

Jan 26, 15 The Way Forward

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ICN2 and Combatting Global Malnutrition UNFAO Director-Genral José Graziano da Silva for the Harvard International Review In 1990, one in five people suffered from hunger in the world. A frightening figure of more than one billion people had no access to a regular, decent, and sufficient diet. Although progress has been made since...

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