UN High Level Task Force on Global Food and Nutrition Security focusses on responding to the impact of El Niño and climate change

Jun 29, 16 UN High Level Task Force on Global Food and Nutrition Security focusses on responding to the impact of El Niño and climate change

Posted by in Climate Risk, Latest News

Integrating food and nutrition security in climate discussions on adaptation can accelerate delivery of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 22 June 2016 | NEW YORK – The United Nations High Level Task Force on Global Food and Nutrition Security (UN-HLTF) agreed that the current challenges from El Niño and climate change...

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CFS OEWG Finalizes Proposal on Engagement with 2030 Agenda

Jun 27, 16 CFS OEWG Finalizes Proposal on Engagement with 2030 Agenda

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The fourth meeting of the Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) finalized a proposal on CFS engagement in advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The proposal will be submitted to CFS’ 43rd plenary session in October 2016, along...

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Safeguarding agricultural livelihoods in Lake Chad Basin

Jun 24, 16 Safeguarding agricultural livelihoods in Lake Chad Basin

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today it is providing agricultural and livelihood assistance to affected host communities and displaced people in the Lake Chad Basin as a result of massive population displacements and insecurity that are putting livelihoods and food security at high risk. In a press...

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Caribbean region must boost efforts to prepare for increased drought

Climate change is expected to increase the intensity and frequency of droughts in the Caribbean, so countries in the region must enhance their capabilities to deal with this and other extreme weather-related challenges to ensure food security and hunger eradication, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has...

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Small fish, big role to play

Jun 15, 16 Small fish, big role to play

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

New UN study identifies small fish with ‘big role’ to play feeding Africa’s drylands 14 June 2016 – Small, fast growing wild fish could be crucial allies in the race to end hunger in some of the world’s most chronically poor and underfed regions, according to a new report by the United Nations Food and...

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