Grenada moves forward with Zero Hunger implementation

Apr 19, 15 Grenada moves forward with Zero Hunger implementation

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Ministry of Agriculture introduces Carriacou and Petite Martinique Parish to Zero Hunger Challenge Initiative NNP.gd | 17 April 2015 – The 2008 Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) report concluded that nationally 37.7 % of Grenada’s population was absolutely poor, living below the poverty line, and thus could not simultaneously...

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EU looks at food sustainability

Several projects look for ways to improve global access to food PRAGUEPOST | 17 April 2015 – The European Commission has announced the launch of an online consultation on how science can help secure food production globally. Political debate on the future of food security is intended to encourage ideas to meet the challenge...

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Global agencies call for urgent action to avoid irreversible groundwater depletion

New vision and global framework for action on groundwater governance released FAO NEWS | 10 April 2015 – FAO, UNESCO, the World Bank, GEF and the International Association of Hydrogeologists have today called for action by the global community to manage the increasingly urgent depletion and degradation of limited groundwater...

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Using Mobile Phone Data to Estimate Food Security

Apr 10, 15 Using Mobile Phone Data to Estimate Food Security

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UN Global Pulse and WFP Show How Big Data Can Save Lives and Fight Hunger            The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Global Pulse – an innovation initiative of the UN Secretary-General – have teamed up to deliver powerful insights into how data from mobile phone usage could support networks in fighting hunger and...

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Geothermal energy can help boost food security

FAO NEWS | 7 April 2015 – A new report released today by the United Nations agricultural agency says that the heat energy generated by the earth’s core can be used for cost efficient, sustainable food production and processing in developing countries. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report Uses of Geothermal Energy in...

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