Mexico and Colombia to strengthen social protection call to eradicate hunger

Jun 15, 15 Mexico and Colombia to strengthen social protection call to eradicate hunger

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[Translated from Spanish] UN NEWS CENTRE | 15 June 2015 — The presidents of Mexico and Colombia are calling for establishing social safety nets to promote rural development and ensure peace to eradicate hunger in Latin America. During their participation in the closing session of the FAO Conference in Rome, Presidents Enrique Peña...

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New UN guidebook seeks to prevent child labour practices in agriculture

Jun 15, 15 New UN guidebook seeks to prevent child labour practices in agriculture

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 15 June 2015 – A new handbook issued by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will seek to establish guidelines intended to prevent the use of child labour across the world’s agricultural communities in an effort to tackle a problem that affects some one hundred million children globally, the United...

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World leaders join university presidents in global mobilization for a zero hunger world

Jun 12, 15 World leaders join university presidents in global mobilization for a zero hunger world

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HUNGER SOLUTIONS INSTITUTE | 12 June 2015 – Building on momentum from their launch at the United Nations, scores of university leaders from around the world are gathering in Washington, D.C., to implement the Presidents United to Solve Hunger (PUSH) action plan, which leverages the collective power of universities to address...

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Pakistan: We will eradicate hunger and poverty

Jun 12, 15 Pakistan: We will eradicate hunger and poverty

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THE NATION | 11 June 2015 – Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikander Hayat Khan Bosan, has underscored the commitment of the government of Pakistan to ensure food and nutritional security at all levels to eradicate hunger and poverty. While addressing a UN-sponsored conference titled “Breaking the Cycle of...

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An age-old model of healthy living, the Mediterranean diet is now under threat

Jun 11, 15 An age-old model of healthy living, the Mediterranean diet is now under threat

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 11 June 2015 – The Mediterranean region is undergoing a “nutrition transition” away from its traditional diet, long revered as a model for healthy living and sustainable food systems and known for preserving the environment and empowering local producers, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)...

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