Australia: Zero Waste, Zero Hunger

Jun 05, 15 Australia: Zero Waste, Zero Hunger

Posted by in Latest News, Zero Food Waste

“Halving our $10b food waste bill” THE LAND | 5 June 2015 – In an attempt to cut Australia’s $10 billion annual food waste bill by half over the next 10 years, parliament is set to engage in the rare space of multi-party policy engagement. In Canberra on Thursday, Environment Minister Greg Hunt announced he would...

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UN invites world’s seven billion people to become agents of change on World Environment Day

UN NEWS CENTRE | 5 June 2015 – With many of the earth’s ecosystems nearing “critical tipping points,” the United Nations invited each of the seven billion people on the planet to mark this year’s World Environment Day by making one change towards a more responsible consumption of resources – “be it refusing to buy...

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Ending hunger once and for all should become a global movement

Jun 04, 15 Ending hunger once and for all should become a global movement

Posted by in Featured, Latest News

Citizens, producers and the private sector all have a role, FAO’s chief tells agriculture ministers meeting in Milan FAO NEWS | 4 June 2014 – “The entire world is called to join in a global movement to end hunger and malnutrition once and for all,” FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva said during his...

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IKEA and FAO work together on sustainable forest management

Partnership will help forest-reliant communities in Viet Nam access supply chains Could spark similar efforts elsewhere FAO NEWS | 3 June 2015 – FAO and IKEA of Sweden today agreed to begin working together on a forestry certification initiative aimed at promoting the sustainable management of forest plantations and...

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Gates pledges $776M for malnutrition

Jun 03, 15 Gates pledges $776M for malnutrition

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

Foundation will “unlock even further resources” from a matching pledge issued by the United Kingdom DEVEX | 3 June 2015 – The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — the world’s largest private foundation — will spend $776 million over the next six years to fight malnutrition, a strong signal of support for a historically...

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