Empowering women against natural disasters in Bangladesh

Jul 24, 15 Empowering women against natural disasters in Bangladesh

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

WFP | 23 July 2015 – Holding a makeshift soil leveler with one hand, directing her peers with the other, Sima Rani Das stood ankle-deep in mud along the roadside. “Everybody make sure to drink water,” she said, as the sun had reached its zenith and the temperature was up in the 30s. About 25 women were fortifying a...

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Increasing knowledge, skills, and tools in nutrition to advance post ICN-2 Agenda

Jul 23, 15 Increasing knowledge, skills, and tools in nutrition to advance post ICN-2 Agenda

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

2nd FAO Africa Regional Nutrition Coordination and Programming Consultation held in Accra FAO NEWS | 22 July, 2015 – The FAO Regional Office for Africa has opened a three-day Regional Nutrition Coordination and Programming Consultation in Accra. The theme of the consultation:“Advancing Nutrition Sensitive Food Systems – Post ICN2...

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Michael Kors wants hunger to go out of style

Jul 22, 15 Michael Kors wants hunger to go out of style

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

CNN | 21 July 2015 – Designer Michael Kors seems to have found the perfect balance between style and philanthropy — all to fight hunger. Millions of people around the world wear his shoes, carry his purses and love his clothes. So about three years ago, Kors decided to take that brand loyalty and turn it into a way to...

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How cutting food waste could help the climate

Jul 21, 15 How cutting food waste could help the climate

Posted by in Latest News, Zero Food Waste

The world’s gluttony is gushing carbon. Is it time to dial down excess and combat climate change? RTCC | 16 July 2015 – The low hanging fruit in tackling climate change is literally rotting. The planet is producing a third more food that it consumes, stoking global warming as forests give way to crops and freight...

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Achieving Zero Hunger

Jul 18, 15 Achieving Zero Hunger

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Achieving Zero Hunger: WFP, FAO and IFAD urge greater investment to end global hunger and poverty. WFP | 17 July 2015 – The leaders of the three Rome-based United Nations (UN) agencies gathered in Addis Ababa on 15 July at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development to discuss their joint report, “Zero...

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