Argentina’s ‘programa Hambre Cero’ sees thousands recover from malnutrition

May 26, 15 Argentina’s ‘programa Hambre Cero’ sees thousands recover from malnutrition

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

“EL PROGRAMA HAMBRE CERO RECUPERÓ DE LA DESNUTRICIÓN A 10.288 MISIONEROS” Originally published in Spanish MISIONES CRECE | 24 May 2015 – The Zero Hunger program “recovered from malnutrition” some 10,288 persons, providing nutrition services to 10,941 , of which, 653 people, including children and...

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WHA ends session agreeing ‘landmark’ reforms on emergency response

May 26, 15 WHA ends session agreeing ‘landmark’ reforms on emergency response

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

UN NEWS CENTRE | 26 May 2015 – The World Health Assembly wrapped up its work today after giving the greenlight for the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) to reform its emergency and response capacity to better tackle future disease outbreaks like Ebola, and agreeing to address antimicrobial resistance and air pollution,...

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EU boosts assistance for the Sahel to increase resilience

May 23, 15 EU boosts assistance for the Sahel to increase resilience

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

EUROPEAN COMMISSION | 22 May 2015 – The European Commission is providing assistance worth €34 million for immediate food aid for the most vulnerable people in Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso. Coming at the start of the lean season in the Sahel region, this funding will help bridge the gap until...

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Netherlands, World Bank Partner for Zero Hunger

New partnership to mobilize knowledge and innovation, transform agricultural sector WORLD BANK | 21 May 2015 – The Netherlands and the World Bank Group today signed a “Food for All” partnership agreement (Memorandum of Understanding) to increase knowledge, support job creation, and secure the long-term sustainability of...

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France to ban food waste in supermarkets

May 22, 15 France to ban food waste in supermarkets

Posted by in Latest News, Zero Food Waste

Supermarkets must donate unsold goods to charity or give away the food to farms for use as animal feed or compost after French MPs voted to ban the destruction of food AL JAZEERA | 22 May 2015 – France’s parliament has voted unanimously to ban food waste in big supermarkets, notably by outlawing the destruction of...

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