Crop Protection Partnership is a Game-Changer in Honduras

Jan 29, 16 Crop Protection Partnership is a Game-Changer in Honduras

Posted by in All Food Systems Sustainable

In the four years since the Feed the Future-funded USAID-ACCESO project came to his small town, Salomón has become more than a farmer. He has become an entrepreneur, thanks in part to a public-private partnership between the crop protection industry and Feed the Future. CropLife International, a global leader in the crop protection...

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Zero Hunger? UN Leads With Landfill Salad and Recycled Food

Jan 26, 16 Zero Hunger? UN Leads With Landfill Salad and Recycled Food

Posted by in Zero Food Waste

When the United Nations hosted a high-level lunch for visiting world leaders at the UN dining room during the General Assembly sessions last September, they were in for an unexpected surprise. The lunch, hosted by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a strong advocate of “zero hunger”, consisted largely of recycled food salvaged from the...

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New ‘Champions 12.3’ Coalition Inspires Action to Halve Global Food Waste

Jan 25, 16 New ‘Champions 12.3’ Coalition Inspires Action to Halve Global Food Waste

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Photo Credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture CC A coalition of 30 international leaders launched their Champions 12.3 initiative at the World Economic Forum in Davos today to inspire ambitious action on reducing global food loss and waste. The group’s name is a reference to Target 12.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals...

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Think globally, act locally to meet development goals

Jan 25, 16 Think globally, act locally to meet development goals

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets

Workers pick tea leaves at a plantation in Nandi Hills, in Kenya’s highlands region west of capital Nairobi. Image: REUTERS/Noor Khamis Richard Wafula, a farmer in Western Kenya, struggled to make a profit from his farm due to poor-quality seeds, pests, and lack of adequate storage. A partnership called Grow Africa helped the...

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Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg Receives WFP Hunger Hero Award

Jan 24, 16 Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg Receives WFP Hunger Hero Award

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is honoring Hans Vestberg, president and chief executive officer, Ericsson, for pioneering work providing telecommunications solutions in support of humanitarian response. The 2016 Hunger Hero Award was presented to him at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland....

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