Animal health project could have impact for Zero Hunger

Mar 30, 15 Animal health project could have impact for Zero Hunger

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Fifteen Year Deadline Set for Sheep and Goat Plague THE SHEEP SITE | 25 March 2015 – COTE D’IVOIRE – International organisations are gearing up to eliminate sheep and goat plague, also known as peste des petits ruminants (PPR), by 2030. Goats and sheep in many countries are increasingly threatened by PPR,...

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NEPAD and FAO launch rural youth project

Mar 26, 15 NEPAD and FAO launch rural youth project

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NEPAD and FAO launch rural youth project at the 11th CAADP Platform USD$ 4 million to benefit young men and women in rural Africa FAO NEWS | 25 March 2015 – The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), today launched a 4-year project that...

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WFP helps Zimbabwe consolidate food security

Mar 20, 15 WFP helps Zimbabwe consolidate food security

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NEWSDAY | 19 March 2015 – The Zimbabwe Zero Hunger Strategic Review, which was held in Harare last week, will assist the World Food Programme (WFP) and other development partners to align their strategies and ensure programming coherence as Zimbabwe fights to consolidate food security in the country, a senior WFP official has...

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‘Zero Hunger Villages Should be the Goal’

Mar 19, 15 ‘Zero Hunger Villages Should be the Goal’

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The New Indian Express | 19 March 2015 – All the talk of food and nutritional security will need to have at the forefront, a broad but vital goal of establishing ‘zero-hunger’ villages. M S Swaminathan, Chairman and Chief Mentor of the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation made the argument that the establishment of such...

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Achieving Zero Hunger in Grenada with cassava

Mar 18, 15 Achieving Zero Hunger in Grenada with cassava

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Cassava is not new to Grenada, but in recent times there have been moves to reintroduce the root crop and the production of cassava products. GBN | 17 March 2015 – An Official from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) wants cassava products to get more public promotion. In Grenada, Cassava Bread is now produced locally...

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