Photo competition shines spotlight on ‘family meal’ in achieving Zero Hunger

Feb 24, 15 Photo competition shines spotlight on ‘family meal’ in achieving Zero Hunger

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 23 February 2015 – Scenes of families eating together in Burundi, Laos and the Philippines today won a photo competition judged by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver aimed at demonstrating “the simple yet powerful role provided by sitting tougher and eating as a family,” the World Food Programme (WFP) announced. Speaking...

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WFP chief appeals for ‘flexible’ aid for crises

Feb 23, 15 WFP chief appeals for ‘flexible’ aid for crises

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EURACTIV | 23 February 2015 – Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), made an appeal today for more funds to fight hunger in crisis areas, but also for more flexibility on how to use the funding. The diplomat said that the objective of achieving zero hunger was attainable, but that it was the...

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IFAD helps Egyptian smallholders to SAIL

Feb 22, 15 IFAD helps Egyptian smallholders to SAIL

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Support for small-scale farmers settling on reclaimed land in Egypt aids agricultural productivity and incomes IFAD NEWS | 20 February 2015 – A new US$86.8 million project in Egypt will help small-scale farming families who have settled on reclaimed land increase their incomes by strengthening their farmer organizations and...

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“We need a paradigm shift.”

Agriculture must change, UN agency chief tells Paris summit UN NEWS CENTRE | 20 February 2015 – The model of agricultural production that predominates today is not suitable for the new food security challenges of the 21st century and the need to be more sustainable, inclusive and resilient, the head of the United Nations Food and...

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“Student-powered hunger relief”

Feb 18, 15 “Student-powered hunger relief”

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Registration for the 2015 Food Waste & Hunger Summit is now open by Linda Kurtz, The Campus Kitchens Project For the second year in a row, The Campus Kitchens Project and Food Recovery Network are co-hosting the Food Waste & Hunger Summit, a two-day event that convenes student leaders who are pioneering solutions to the...

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