IFPRI Launches Compact2025 to End Hunger and Undernutrition by 2025

Nov 30, 15 IFPRI Launches Compact2025 to End Hunger and Undernutrition by 2025

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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) launched Compact2025, an initiative to end hunger and undernutrition by 2025. Compact2025 will initially focus on scaling up actions to end hunger and malnutrition in four focal countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Malawi and Rwanda. The initiative is guided by a high-level...

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International Year of Pulses – Realizing the Potential of Pulses to Meet Today’s Global Health Challenges

Nov 25, 15 International Year of Pulses – Realizing the Potential of Pulses to Meet Today’s Global Health Challenges

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On November 19, researchers, farmers, food manufacturers and policymakers met at the New York Academy of Sciences to talk about the benefits of pulses for public health and the global food system. Organized by the Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science, in partnership with Bush Brothers & Company, this scientific conference,...

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Looking beyond food aid to tackle malnutrition

Nov 23, 15 Looking beyond food aid to tackle malnutrition

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The road to nutrition isn’t straightforward, and there are many interconnected factors aside from food supply that must be addressed — including linking livelihood opportunities and engaging community members in wider understanding of nutrition interventions, as well as garnering donor support for long-term projects. But changing...

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Hungry People Forced Into Downward Spiral By Disasters

Nov 20, 15 Hungry People Forced Into Downward Spiral By Disasters

Posted by in Climate Risk

Hungry people are at greater risk of suffering badly from disasters, as a crisis can leave them with even less food, forcing them into a downward spiral, risk experts said. Governments in the 10 countries ranked most vulnerable to disasters in the WorldRiskIndex 2015 – including Guatemala, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Papua New...

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IFAD President Commits Support to Kenya’s Efforts to Eradicate Hunger and Poverty By Building Smallholder Farmers’ Resilience to Climate Change

Nov 19, 15 IFAD President Commits Support to Kenya’s Efforts to Eradicate Hunger and Poverty By Building Smallholder Farmers’ Resilience to Climate Change

Posted by in End rural poverty

A week before world leaders gather to hammer out an international climate agreement, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. Nwanze, visits Kenya 18 – 21 November to meet with government officials and discuss the importance of investing in climate change resilience to achieve...

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