Master chefs appointed UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors for food security

Jan 19, 16 Master chefs appointed UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors for food security

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[Excerpt] 18 January | UNDP – Internationally acclaimed chefs Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca, from Spain, were appointed today as UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors to work closely with the Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG-F). The Roca brothers will generate support for the newly launched Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),...

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Food security and why it matters

Jan 19, 16 Food security and why it matters

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The global food security challenge is straightforward: by 2050, the world must feed 9 billion people. The demand for food will be 60% greater than it is today. The United Nations has set ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture as the second of its 17 Sustainable...

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Leading a Global Mission to Reduce Food Waste

Jan 18, 16 Leading a Global Mission to Reduce Food Waste

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The Postharvest Education Foundation’s innovative e-learning and mentoring programs are spreading knowledge and empowerment to reduce food waste around the world. The Postharvest Education Foundation’s mission is to provide innovative programs that motivate and empower people to reduce food waste. They have worked to develop...

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In focus: Women and Zero Hunger

Jan 18, 16 In focus: Women and Zero Hunger

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Guest blog from UN Women   Women prepare up to 90 per cent of meals in households around the world, yet when times are tough, women and girls may be the first to eat less. Households headed by women may not eat enough simply because women earn at lower levels, and are less prepared to cope with sudden crisis. Nourishment is...

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How Can Agricultural Education and Training Better Reach Women?

Jan 16, 16 How Can Agricultural Education and Training Better Reach Women?

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The Innovation in Agricultural Training and Education—InnovATE—project is working to ensure long-term sustainability of agriculture capacity through human and institutional capacity. InnovATE and its partners specifically focus on agricultural education and training (AET), including empowering women and girls’ participation. By...

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