Zimbabwe reviews Zero Hunger campaign

Mar 15, 15 Zimbabwe reviews Zero Hunger campaign

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ZBC | 12 March 2015 – Stakeholders from the food and nutrition security sectors drawn from government, the private sector, the academia and civil society are gathered in Harare to validate the Zimbabwe Zero Hunger strategic review. The campaign workshop is aimed at advocating for 100 percent access to food for all people for...

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Myanmar ‘Zero Hunger Challenge’ drive lauded

Mar 14, 15 Myanmar ‘Zero Hunger Challenge’ drive lauded

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Mizzima | 14 March 2015 – The World Food Programme has welcomed the Myanmar’s adoption of the Zero Hunger Challenge and its aim of achieving Zero Hunger in Myanmar by 2025, according to a press release from the United Nations Development Programme and World Food Programme on March 13. The praise came after UNDP Administrator...

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Agrocorridors: economic driver for developing countries

Mar 12, 15 Agrocorridors: economic driver for developing countries

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 11 March 2015 – Targeted development programmes prioritising smallholder farmers can boost food security in lower-income countries and draw critical private capital to agricultural areas in need, according to a new report released by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The programmes – also...

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Public procurement in Africa benefitting family farmers and schools

Mar 11, 15 Public procurement in Africa benefitting family farmers and schools

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Innovative partnership operational in five countries FAO NEWS | 10 March 2015 – An innovative partnership spanning five African countries is providing important lessons on how governments can procure food for public institutions, such as schools, directly from small-scale family farmers. Modelled on Brazil’s...

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Asia-Pacific countries move to meet the Zero Hunger Challenge head on

Mar 11, 15 Asia-Pacific countries move to meet the Zero Hunger Challenge head on

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FAO Regional Initiative in support of the ZHC moves forward FAO NEWS |  11 March 2015 – A regional initiative for the Zero Hunger Challenge is being actively implemented in five Asian countries, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced today. Representatives from the five pilot countries –...

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