‘We need to do better’ on sustainable forest use

While the world’s forests continue to shrink as populations increase and woodlands are converted to agriculture and other uses, over the past 25 years, the rate of net global deforestation has slowed down by more than 50 per cent, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a report published today....

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“It Begins With Me”

Sep 07, 15 “It Begins With Me”

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Bono, Italy, Ireland Speak Out For Syrians And A Zero Hunger World Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), thanked U2 lead singer and ONE co-founder Bono, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Ireland’s Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney for their efforts to give voice and support to...

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In Ethiopia, a partnership to improve nutrition

Sep 04, 15 In Ethiopia, a partnership to improve nutrition

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A joint EU-UNICEF programme reaches rural communities in Ethiopia to address undernutrition among mothers and children through monitoring, treatment and guidance. Early in the morning, one-and-a-half-year-old Mikias Asnake laughs as his mother, Meseret Haile, bathes him at home in the Gemechis woreda (district), in the Oromia...

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Global Goals & Zero Hunger

Sep 03, 15 Global Goals & Zero Hunger

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2015 is the Time for Global Action 2015 presents a historic and unprecedented opportunity to bring the countries and citizens of the world together to decide and embark on new paths to improve the lives of people everywhere. These decisions will determine the global course of action to end poverty, promote prosperity and well-being...

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MasterCard & FAO join forces to support refugees and small-scale farmers

Sep 02, 15 MasterCard & FAO join forces to support refugees and small-scale farmers

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Residents at the Kakuma refugee camp in north-western Kenya will soon be able to buy charcoal produced in an environmentally-friendly way by local farmers as part of an innovative new alliance between the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and MasterCard to support small farmers and poor families. “FAO is...

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