FIRST & INFORMED – new programmes for zero hunger

European Union and FAO launch new programmes to boost food and nutrition security, sustainable agriculture and resilience Partner countries and regional bodies will receive support to develop stronger policies in these crucial sectors FAO NEWS | 16 July 2015 – The European Union and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization...

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A road paved with good intentions for the poor and hungry

Opinion article by Laurent Thomas,  Assistant Director-General at FAO for International Technical Cooperation From the Addis Ababa Third International Conference on Financing for Development to the UN General Assembly in New York and the post 2015 Sustainable Development goals “Our goal is to end poverty and hunger”...

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Countries reach historic agreement to generate financing for new sustainable development agenda

Jul 16, 15 Countries reach historic agreement to generate financing for new sustainable development agenda

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  UN | 15 July – Countries today agreed on a series of bold measures to overhaul global finance practices and generate investments for tackling a range of economic, social and environmental challenges at the United Nations Third International Conference on Financing for Development, being held in Addis Ababa. The...

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Investing in a future free from hunger

Jul 15, 15 Investing in a future free from hunger

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

With the right investments in agriculture and social production, zero hunger is possible FAO NEWS | 15 July 2015 – Highlighting the historic opportunity to become the “Zero Hunger generation”, FAO Director-General José Graziano Da Silva called for additional investments in social protection and rural development...

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Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger

Jul 14, 15 Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

5 positive impacts of social protection measures FAO | What happens when money is given directly to people living in dire conditions? Will children be better nourished? Will families be more productive or will they become dependent? Will economies grow stronger? Today, some 70 percent of the world population, most of which live in...

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