World food prices hit lowest level in almost six years

Aug 06, 15 World food prices hit lowest level in almost six years

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 6 August 2015 – Prices for global agricultural products in July hit their lowest level since September 2009, as sharp drops in the prices of dairy products and vegetable oils more than offset some increases for those of sugar and cereals, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) confirmed today....

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What can we do to become the zero hunger generation?

Aug 04, 15 What can we do to become the zero hunger generation?

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Successfully eradicating hunger by 2030 will require around an additional $267 billion per year on average. We know how to leave poverty behind and how much it will cost. THE PRISMA | 2 August 2015 – On a global level, independent of the economic and political system of each country, it is now accepted that eliminating hunger...

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Uganda: train farmers in climate-smart agriculture

NEW VISION | 3 August 2015 – Agriculture minister Tress Bucyanayandi has called for more innovations in the agriculture sector to help farmers cope with the changing climate in the East African region. Effects of climate change such as drought, floods, landslides, pests and diseases are already being felt, as evidenced by...

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Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Aug 03, 15 Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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Ban hails UN Member States’ agreement on ‘people’s agenda’ to end poverty, promote sustainability UN NEWS CENTRE | 2 August 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised UN Member States for reaching agreement on the draft outcome document that will constitute the new sustainable...

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