UN stresses importance of food safety – from farm to plate – on World Health Day

Apr 07, 15 UN stresses importance of food safety – from farm to plate – on World Health Day

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 7 April 2015 – With the United Nations health agency highlighting food safety on World Health Day, the Secretary-General today called for unified efforts to ensure that production, distribution, and preparation of food is done safely. “The health, agriculture, trade, and environment sectors need to work together,”...

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Guatemala is stepping up its efforts to eradicate hunger

Apr 06, 15 Guatemala is stepping up its efforts to eradicate hunger

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Guatemala joins Mesoamerica Without Hunger Mesoamerican countries, Dominican Republic, Colombia and FAO are working together to achieve the goal of zero hunger. Read the original article by FAO Guatemala has taken an important step toward food security, formally joining into a cooperation agreement with Mesoamérica Without Hunger,...

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Achieving Zero Hunger Requires Renewed Focus On Malnourished In Middle Income Countries

Apr 04, 15 Achieving Zero Hunger Requires Renewed Focus On Malnourished In Middle Income Countries

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Where Do the World’s Hungriest People Live? Not Where You Think Shenggen Fan, Director General of the IFPRI The World Post | 3 April 2015 – If you were tasked to end hunger and malnutrition in the world, you might first ask: Where do such vulnerable people live? It may be a surprise that the majority of the...

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Tackling climate change – for our kids

by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim If you have children or grandchildren, you probably have wondered what the world will be like for them in 20 or 30 years. Will it be a better place? Will climate change upend their lives? It’s something I have thought about a lot since I became president of the World Bank Group in July...

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