Crunching data and sowing seeds of change to reach zero hunger

Nov 05, 15 Crunching data and sowing seeds of change to reach zero hunger

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets

Zimbabwean children pick loose cereal dropped during a monthly food distribution, in rural Mupinga area in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe. When it comes to driving growth and development, few areas are as bountiful as agriculture and nutrition. For every $1 invested into nutrition, you get approximately $16 back. Investment in agriculture is...

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Fortifying a sustainable future

Nov 05, 15 Fortifying a sustainable future

Posted by in End Malnutrition

Last week, African policymakers gathered in Kampala, Uganda, for the 6th African Day for Food and Nutrition Security. Coming just weeks after the world finalized the Sustainable Development Goals, this was an important milestone as we transition from vision setting to action and implementation. A clear road map to achieve the...

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Climate change poses major threat to food security, warns UN expert

Nov 03, 15 Climate change poses major threat to food security, warns UN expert

Posted by in All Food Systems Sustainable

In a statement made on Tuesday, November 3rd, U.N. Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, has warned that “climate change poses severe and distinct threats to food security, and could subject an additional 600 million people to malnutrition by 2080.” “Increased frequency and intensity of extreme...

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¡¡Yo no desperdicio!!

Nov 03, 15 ¡¡Yo no desperdicio!!

Posted by in Zero Food Waste

Prosalus es una ONG española con 30 años de trayectoria, fuertemente comprometida con la lucha contra el hambre y con el impulso del derecho humano a la alimentación, que es participante del Reto Hambre Cero. Prosalus ha lanzado la iniciativa “Yo No Desperdicio“, para informar sobre el desperdicio alimentario, sus...

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Sustainable Rice Platform Launches Global Rice Cultivation Standard

Nov 02, 15 Sustainable Rice Platform Launches Global Rice Cultivation Standard

Posted by in All Food Systems Sustainable

The Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) launched the first global Standard for Sustainable Rice Cultivation. The SRP Standard uses environmental and socio-economic benchmarks with the aim of reducing rice cultivation’s environmental footprint, maintaining yields for rice smallholders and meeting food safety and quality goals. The...

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