Following the UN SG’s visit to Madagascar, El Nino threatens gains against malnutrition

Jun 01, 16 Following the UN SG’s visit to Madagascar, El Nino threatens gains against malnutrition

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El Nino, a warming of sea surface temperatures in the Pacific, has aggravated dry conditions and worsened a food crisis not only in Madagascar, an island 400 km (250 miles) off the coast of mainland Africa, but also across the wider southern African region where more than 31 million people are now affected by food shortages....

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Zero Hunger at the World Humanitarian Summit: Committing to Leave No One Behind

May 25, 16 Zero Hunger at the World Humanitarian Summit: Committing to Leave No One Behind

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Leaders from Governments, the United Nations, inter-governmental, regional and nongovernmental organizations met at the very first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey. A side event, entitled Zero Hunger by 2030: Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security for All, gathered together thirteen hunger organisations and...

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Gerda Verburg shares insights on efforts to promote improved nutrition through the empowerment of girls

May 24, 16 Gerda Verburg shares insights on efforts to promote improved nutrition through the empowerment of girls

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In a guest blog for Eldis.org, Ms Gerda Verburg–newly appointed Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Coordinator–reflects on the recent Women Deliver Conference and shares her insights on efforts to promote improved nutrition through the empowerment of girls. Copenhagen has just hosted some of the most exciting and rewarding...

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First New York, DC Next: Feedback feeds 5,000 People With Wasted Food

May 13, 16 First New York, DC Next: Feedback feeds 5,000 People With Wasted Food

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Every year Americans throw out $218 billion in food. Approximately 80 percent of that waste happens in the home or in supermarkets. The United Nations found that roughly one-third of all the edible parts of food produced for human consumption gets lost or wasted — that’s about 1.3 billion tons of food per year. It’s estimated that...

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World Humanitarian Summit Brings Global Actors Together For Zero Hunger Side Event

May 13, 16 World Humanitarian Summit Brings Global Actors Together For Zero Hunger Side Event

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The World Humanitarian Summit, the first forum of its kind, will gather the international community together in a bid to address the growing humanitarian crisis and commit to leaving no one behind. The pledge to leave no one behind is the central theme of the 2030 Agenda and places a new obligation on us all to reach those most...

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