Three years of Zero Hunger

Jun 21, 15 Three years of Zero Hunger

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Three years into the Zero Hunger Challenge, it’s time to accelerate action and commitment to end hunger in our lifetimes. 21 June, 2015 – Three years after UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched his Zero Hunger Challenge, governments, groups and people around the world have built a global movement to end hunger – end it in...

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African Network on School Feeding is launched

Jun 19, 15 African Network on School Feeding is launched

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

WFP CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE | 19 June 2015 – On 12 June, in Dakar, Senegal, 21 countries agreed on the terms of inception of an African Network on School Feeding. The network aims at contributing to the creation and improvement of school feeding policies, including the increase of countries’ budgets to school feeding. The...

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UN urges action to protect ‘every hectare’ of arable land

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought UN NEWS CENTRE | 17 June 2015 – Land is a renewable resource, but only if investments are made in land degradation neutrality, which has been proposed as an element of the post-2015 development agenda, today said United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on the World...

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Family farming knowledge platform launched

Jun 17, 15 Family farming knowledge platform launched

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

FAO & partners launch digital platform on family farming New initiative aims to inform policy makers, continue global conversation on food security FAO NEWS | 16 June 2015 – Recognizing the contributions of family farmers to food security and poverty eradication worldwide, FAO today launched a new digital platform that...

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Zimbabwe launches Zero Hunger Strategy

Jun 16, 15 Zimbabwe launches Zero Hunger Strategy

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THE HERALD | 16 June 2015 – Speaking during the official launch of the Zimbabwe Zero Hunger Strategic Review Report yesterday, Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Government was sourcing funds from different stakeholders for food to assist drought affected areas due to the poor harvest that was recorded during the...

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