Cooperation for Zero Hunger & resilience in Eastern Africa

DREA Commissioner and Director FAO SRC Eastern Africa and Representative to AUC and UNECA sign a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) AFRICAN BRAINS | 13 August 2015 – H.E Mrs. Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, Commissioner for the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture, AUC received Dr. Patrick Kormawa, FAO Sub-Regional Office for...

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Cut food waste by a quarter for Zero Hunger

Aug 13, 15 Cut food waste by a quarter for Zero Hunger

Posted by in Latest News, Zero Food Waste

With the global population rising, wastage of products including 45% of all fruit and vegetables and 20% of meat is one of the greatest challenges to achieving food security THE GUARDIAN | 13 August 2015 – If the amount of food wasted around the world were reduced by just 25% there would be enough food to feed all the people...

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Indian government supports Zero Hunger Challenge

Aug 12, 15 Indian government supports Zero Hunger Challenge

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets, Latest News

Government supports Zero Hunger initiative, states Naidu at MSSR Foundation meeting FNBNEWS | 12 August 2015 – The Government of India welcomes the “Zero Hunger” initiative by UN Secretary-General Ban-Ki moon and is committed to support it, according to Union minister for urban development, housing and urban poverty...

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Family Farming and Rural Territorial Development

Aug 11, 15 Family Farming and Rural Territorial Development

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

Latin American and Caribbean countries look to family farming as key to food security FAO has set itself a cooperation goal for family farming: collaborating with the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in the drawing up and adoption of policies and programmes to increase the production of goods and services from family...

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Zambian VP calls on African governments to empower women smallholders

Aug 07, 15 Zambian VP calls on African governments to empower women smallholders

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

MWEBANTU | 7 August 2015 – Vice President Inonge Wina has called on African governments to enhance their efforts to empower female smallholder farmers through financial literacy and entrepreneurship training programs. Speaking during a meeting between her and Dr Agnes Kalibata, the President of the Alliance for a Green...

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