International Youth Day Photo Contest

Aug 02, 16 International Youth Day Photo Contest

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“Sustainable Food: Youth Leading the Way” August 12 is International Youth Day, and this year’s theme focuses on how young people lead in sustainability. In order to mark the day, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and the Zero Hunger Challenge are happy to announce the launch of a photo contest on youth leading...

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Un curso dedicado a la Generacion Hambre Cero

Jul 21, 16 Un curso dedicado a la Generacion Hambre Cero

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Por Enrique Yeves, Director de Comunicación Corporativa de FAO El número de personas hambrientas en el mundo se ha reducido a algo menos de 800 millones, lo que supone una de cada nueve personas, según datos de la última edición del informe anual sobre el hambre de la FAO. Es una cifra inaceptable y el objetivo debe ser su...

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Lessons for the Zero Hunger Generation

Jul 21, 16 Lessons for the Zero Hunger Generation

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By Enrique Yeves, FAO’s Director of Corporate Communications The number of hungry people in the world has been reduced to a bit below 800 million, or roughly one of every nine people alive, according to the most recent data from FAO’s annual State of Food Insecurity in the World. That’s an unacceptable number and our goal must be...

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Accelerating Innovation for Zero Hunger

Jul 12, 16 Accelerating Innovation for Zero Hunger

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UN food relief agency launches innovation project to spur progress towards ending hunger by 2030 The United Nations food relief agency launched today an initiative to identify and nurture new technologies and business models which will contribute to the global goal of ending hunger by 2030. Based in Munich, Germany, the Innovation...

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EL NINO AND CLIMATE-LINKED EMERGENCIES THREATEN ACHIEVEMENT OF SDGS

Jul 08, 16 EL NINO AND CLIMATE-LINKED EMERGENCIES THREATEN ACHIEVEMENT OF SDGS

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6 JULY 2016 | ROME – The newly-appointed United Nations Special Envoy on El Niño & Climate Ambassador Macharia Kamau issued a stark warning and challenge to the global community today in Rome, saying that a failure to adapt to the ‘new normal’ of increasing climate-linked emergencies such as El Niño would put global...

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