Using simple methods to preserve biodiversity

MSSRF | 18 February 2015 – It doesn’t get simpler than this. A mud pot with a cover of cow dung serves as a means to preserve traditional seed varieties.Families and communities such as that of the demure Sunamani Paraja from Koraput district, Odisha use these kinds of simple methods to become “custodian...

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Philippines recommended to target Zero Hunger

Feb 28, 15 Philippines recommended to target Zero Hunger

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

Amid soaring economy, UN exec urges PH to address widespread hunger INTERAKYSYON | 27 February 2015 – The economic growth being enjoyed by the Philippines isn’t inclusive and has in fact failed to solve widespread hunger among millions of Filipinos. This is the observation made by Hilal Elver, the United Nations special...

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“Food waste is a global issue”

Feb 26, 15 “Food waste is a global issue”

Posted by in Latest News, Zero Food Waste

Food Waste Is Becoming Serious Economic and Environmental Issue, Report Says The New York Times | 25 February 2015 – With millions of households across the country struggling to have enough to eat, and millions of tons of food being tossed in the garbage, food waste is increasingly being seen as a serious environmental and...

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Ending hunger top priority for Caribbean

Feb 25, 15 Ending hunger top priority for Caribbean

Posted by in Featured, Latest News

FAO Director-General speaks at Caribbean Community agriculture ministers’ meeting on ending hunger and malnutrition FAO NEWS | 25 February 2015 – Over the last two decades efforts to combat hunger and malnutrition in the Caribbean have made substantial progress, but these need to be further strengthened, according to FAO...

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UN agencies assure support in implementing Pakistan’s Zero Hunger Programme

Feb 24, 15 UN agencies assure support in implementing Pakistan’s Zero Hunger Programme

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AAJ, ISLAMABAD | 24 February 2015 – The heads of three Rome based United Nations Agencies, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and World Food Programme (WFP) assured their full cooperation towards Pakistan’s Zero Hunger Programme as well as exploring new areas of...

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