International agencies in Rome together commemorate Women’s Day

Mar 09, 16 International agencies in Rome together commemorate Women’s Day

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8 March 2016, Rome – Leaders of international organizations based in Rome today gathered to highlight the achievements and the real prospects for achieving gender equality.  The speakers all agreed accelerating the empowerment of women everywhere is fundamental to achieving a zero hunger world and reaching the world’s...

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Gender Equality for a Zero Hunger Generation: An Interview with Tacko Ndiaye, UNFAO

Mar 08, 16 Gender Equality for a Zero Hunger Generation: An Interview with Tacko Ndiaye, UNFAO

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Gender Equality for a Zero Hunger Generation Interview with Tacko Ndiaye, UNFAO Tacko Ndiaye is a Senior Gender Officer in the Gender Equity and Rural Development Division at FAO, and previously served as Policy Advisor on Economic Empowerment in UN Women’s Africa Division. Today, her work focuses on advancing gender equality and...

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Planet 50/50: Step Up Zero Hunger for Gender Equality!

Mar 08, 16 Planet 50/50: Step Up Zero Hunger for Gender Equality!

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Women play an essential role in achieving Zero Hunger as mothers, producers, farmers, managers of productive resources, entrepreneurs and income earners. The nutritional status of young women and mothers affects the ability of both them and their children to fully engage in society and to reach their full potential. Women farmers...

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#Planet5050: 5 QUESTIONS FOR Margaret Nagaluma

Mar 07, 16 #Planet5050: 5 QUESTIONS FOR Margaret Nagaluma

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5 QUESTIONS FOR Nagaluma Margaret Kasozi, Maganjo Farmers Association, Uganda 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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Marking World Wildlife Day, UN calls for global actions to save planet’s most iconic species

Mar 04, 16 Marking World Wildlife Day, UN calls for global actions to save planet’s most iconic species

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African elephants are listed as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), as the animals are poached for their ivory tusks. Photo: UNEP GRID Arendal/Peter Prokosch “Time is running out” to end wildlife poaching that threatens some of the world’s most iconic species, such as elephants,...

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