Boosting the Zero Hunger programme in Pakistan

Feb 17, 15 Boosting the Zero Hunger programme in Pakistan

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

FAO NEWS | 17 February 2015 –  FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Pakistan’s Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan today discussed ways to continue boosting the national Zero Hunger programme. The initiative was launched through the Ministry in March 2012. Minister Bosan...

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Children’s education, nutrition fall victim to ongoing crisis in Yemen

Feb 13, 15 Children’s education, nutrition fall victim to ongoing crisis in Yemen

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

UN NEWS CENTRE | 13 February 2015 – The political and economic crisis engulfing Yemen is having a dangerous impact on the country’s youths, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today as it warned that increasing numbers of children are suffering from malnourishment while fewer are attending school. Phoning in to a press...

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Germany pledges support to Grenada

Contributes EC$4.5 million to Grenada’s electricity sector reform to support climate policy ZIZ online | 12 February 2015 —  Dr Michael Freudenberg, deputy head of mission of the German embassy in Port-of-Spain with responsibility for Grenada, made a special visit to Grenada from February 4 to February 9. Aside from participating...

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Korea plans aid to Cuba for zero hunger

Feb 11, 15 Korea plans aid to Cuba for zero hunger

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KOREA HERALD | 11 February 2015 – South Korea said Wednesday it plans to provide Cuba with $3 million (3.3 billion won) in development funds to help boost food productivity and combat poverty in the Central American nation. The policy comes in apparent efforts to improve relations with Cuba following a recent breakthrough in...

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Pakistan: lessons in Zero Hunger from Brazil

Feb 09, 15 Pakistan: lessons in Zero Hunger from Brazil

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by Rina Saeed Khan for Dawn magazine It is estimated that by 2050, five billion people will be living in cities and with agricultural production already adversely affected by climate change, food security is going to become a huge urban problem. Already it is estimated that 58 per cent of households in Pakistan are food insecure...

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