Highlights from #WomensMonth – by the Zero Hunger Challenge

Mar 31, 16 Highlights from #WomensMonth – by the Zero Hunger Challenge

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#Planet5050: 5 QUESTIONS FOR Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Mar 30, 16 #Planet5050: 5 QUESTIONS FOR Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

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5 QUESTIONS FOR Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women In honor of Women’s Month and International Women’s Day on March 8th, throughout the month of March we’ll be publishing a series of Q&A’s with interesting and influential women working within the Zero Hunger Challenge community. Ms....

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South-east Asia’s children face ‘double burden’ of obesity and undernutrition

Mar 29, 16 South-east Asia’s children face ‘double burden’ of obesity and undernutrition

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A joint report released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has shed new light on the nutrition situation of children across the region. The report finds that several ASEAN countries are facing simultaneous crises of over...

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Cameroon EBAFOSA Launch

March 18th, 2016–Despite holding 65% of the world’s arable land and 10% of internal renewable fresh water sources, 240 million people in Africa still go to bed hungry. What’s more, 200 million suffer the debilitating symptoms of chronic to severe malnutrition, which also contributes to over 50% of infant mortality. In...

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UN calls for ‘better water and better jobs’ on World Water Day

Mar 22, 16 UN calls for ‘better water and better jobs’ on World Water Day

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With nearly half of the world’s workers employed in water-related sectors, sustainable access to safe water can change lives and livelihoods, the United Nations today said, underscoring the link between water and jobs, this year’s theme for World Water Day. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon noted that despite its paramount importance,...

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