Everyone urged to join Zero Hunger Challenge

Jun 30, 15 Everyone urged to join Zero Hunger Challenge

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The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, an initiative of the World Council of Churches (WCC), is calling churches and individuals to join in a world-wide “zero hunger” challenge. WCC | 29 June 2015 – Dr Manoj Kurian, interim WCC-EAA coordinator, highlighted the challenge as part of the Food for Life Campaign, “No one should be...

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Feeding Nepali people post-quake

Jun 30, 15 Feeding Nepali people post-quake

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“We fed 366 people for 31 days” by Tika Dhoj Bhandary of Global Youth Forum for Food, Agriculture and Land (GYFAL) I was coming back from the famous Manakamana Temple of Gorkha district with my family and about to the reach Naubise (about 24 km from Kathmandu) I felt some unusual tremor and dust started coming out of a...

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Top consumer brands pledge to halve food waste by 2025

Jun 25, 15 Top consumer brands pledge to halve food waste by 2025

Posted by in Latest News, Zero Food Waste

REUTERS | 25 June 2015 – The world’s top food and drink companies have promised to halve the food they waste by 2025, seeking to preempt government regulation prompted by concern about the environmental, economic and social costs of such inefficiency. The Paris-based Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), a network of some 400...

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A model Zero Hunger Challenge

Jun 24, 15 A model Zero Hunger Challenge

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Students engage Model UN process to debate policies for Zero Hunger Guest blog by Rebecca Lagden, Model UN coordinator & Director of Co-curricular, Felsted School, Essex My first question was: who’s felt hungry this week? Around three quarters of the 90 students in front of me raised their hands; by the end of the day,...

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A Road Map for Eradicating World Hunger

Jun 24, 15 A Road Map for Eradicating World Hunger

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excerpted from an article by Beth Gardiner The New York Times | 24 June 2015 — A lot has changed in Ethiopia since hundreds of thousands of people died in the famine of the mid-1980s. Rates of undernourishment have plummeted in the past 25 years, child mortality is down by two-thirds and 90 percent of children go to primary school....

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