Mapping the Way to Zero Hunger

May 29, 15 Mapping the Way to Zero Hunger

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FOOD TANK | 29 May 2015 – This is a guest article written for Food Tank by José Graziano da Silva (U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization), Kanayo F. Nwanze (International Fund for Agricultural Development), and Ertharin Cousin (World Food Programme). The number of undernourished people in the world has been brought down by...

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Asia-Pacific Region Halves Hunger

May 28, 15 Asia-Pacific Region Halves Hunger

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Asia-Pacific region achieves Millennium Development Goal to reduce hunger by half by 2015 FAO NEWS | 28 May 2015 – The Asia-Pacific region has achieved the Millennium Development Goal (MDG-1c) by reducing the proportion of people suffering from hunger by half by 2015, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced...

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World hunger falls to under 800 million

May 27, 15 World hunger falls to under 800 million

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Eradication is next goal 72 countries have achieved the Millennium Development target of halving proportion of the chronically undernourished FAO NEWS | 27 May 2015 – The number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million – 216 million fewer than in 1990-92 – or around one person out of every nine, according to...

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Lao PDR Launches National Zero Hunger Challenge

May 27, 15 Lao PDR Launches National Zero Hunger Challenge

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FAO NEWS | 27 May 2015 – The government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, in collaboration with the United Nations, has launched the National Zero Hunger Challenge, joining other countries striving to eliminate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition. The Global Zero Hunger Challenge was launched by UN Secretary...

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This World Hunger Day, Focus on Smallholder Farmers

May 27, 15 This World Hunger Day, Focus on Smallholder Farmers

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Raise Awareness on World Hunger Day this 28 May, 2015 by Hilda Poulsen, One Acre Fund “I never imagined that my farm could yield so much sorghum, with big tassels like the ones I harvested this year. All through the harvest, I felt like I was in a dream. I could not stop myself from smiling at every tassel that I touched.” Rosemary...

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