#Planet5050: 5 QUESTIONS FOR Svetlana Riskova

Mar 22, 16 #Planet5050: 5 QUESTIONS FOR Svetlana Riskova

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5 QUESTIONS FOR Svetlana Riskova, Executive Chef, Tallink hotel Riga (Riga, Latvia) 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...

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FAO launches a new programme to enhance the role of forests in improving water supply

Mar 21, 16 FAO launches a new programme to enhance the role of forests in improving water supply

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21 March 2016 – On the International Day of Forests, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling on governments, businesses, civil society and other partners to adopt holistic policies and practices to protect, restore and sustain healthy forests. “Investing in forests is an insurance policy for the planet,” said Mr....

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ECOWAS launches Zero Hunger Partnership with FAO: Gender Responsive National and Regional Agriculture Investment Plan

Mar 18, 16 ECOWAS launches Zero Hunger Partnership with FAO: Gender Responsive National and Regional Agriculture Investment Plan

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16 March 2016–Representatives from FAO, ECOWAS, and UN Women gathered together at the African Union Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations to officially launch a technical cooperation program between FAO and ECOWAS, entitled The Gender Responsive National and Regional Agriculture Investment Plan for Meeting the Zero...

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International Year of Pulses 2016: National, Regional and International Activities Gather Momentum

Mar 17, 16 International Year of Pulses 2016: National, Regional and International Activities Gather Momentum

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The UN General Assembly (UNGA) designated 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (IYP 2016), with the aim of enhancing public awareness of the nutritional and food security benefits of pulses and their contribution to sustainable food production and the livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers. Officially launched on 10...

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Are We “Celebrating” Women Again?

Mar 16, 16 Are We “Celebrating” Women Again?

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Catherine Bertini, currently Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs at Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and a distinguished fellow at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs, was a former Executive Director of United Nations World Food Programme (1992-2002). Throughout her life, Ms. Bertini has...

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