Hungry for Change

Jul 31, 15 Hungry for Change

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Achieving Food Security and Nutrition for All by Paloma Durán, director of the Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG-F) at the United Nations Development Programme UNITED NATIONS (IPS) | 30 July 2015 – With the enthusiasm of the recent Financing for Development conference behind us, the central issues and many layers of...

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Myanmar “on track” for Zero Hunger

Jul 30, 15 Myanmar “on track” for Zero Hunger

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

SHANGHAI DAILY | 29 July 2015 – Myanmar is planning to eradicate hunger and ensure food security with already adopted long-term plans in the country, official media reported Wednesday. Addressing a meeting of the Committee on Security of Food and Nutrition in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday, Myanmar Vice President U Nyan Tun said the...

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The challenge of sustenance security

Amid the rapid growth of population and global urbanisation, one key issue in the near future is the threat of food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition BANGKOK POST | 29 July 2015 – Whether walking into an air-conditioned supermarket or taking a stroll through a fresh market, there is almost no sign of food shortage anywhere...

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Helping farmers and buyers build mutually beneficial partnerships

Jul 29, 15 Helping farmers and buyers build mutually beneficial partnerships

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

New legal guide will support more equitable contract farming arrangements, support better policy making FAO NEWS | 28 July 2015 – Contract farming – an expanding practice in which farmers produce agricultural goods for specific buyers in set quantities at prearranged prices – is getting a new tool to guide growers and buyers...

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Aim higher to end extreme poverty and hunger by 2030

Jul 24, 15 Aim higher to end extreme poverty and hunger by 2030

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A reflection from the Addis Ababa Action Agenda HELPAGE INTERNATIONAL | 23 July 2015 – Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa was busy hosting the Third UN Financing for Development Conference (FFD3) from 13 to 16 July 2015. Main streets were blocked to shuttle heads of states and over 5,000 delegates from some 193 countries...

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