UNFAO Convenes Nobel Peace Laureates Alliance for Food Security and Peace

May 11, 16 UNFAO Convenes Nobel Peace Laureates Alliance for Food Security and Peace

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11 May 2016 – UNFAO Director-General Graziano da Silva convened an a meeting in Rome that officially established an alliance between FAO and the Nobel Peace Laureates to further target the linkages between peace and the achievement of food security. This comes on the heels of the launch of FAO’s report on Peace and Food...

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May 05, 16

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Helen Keller International, a leading global nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting the causes and consequences of preventable blindness and malnutrition, celebrated a year of transformation with the 2016 Spirit of Helen Keller Gala on Monday, May 2, 2016 which took place at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in...

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Nigeria Commits To Zero Hunger By 2030

May 02, 16 Nigeria Commits To Zero Hunger By 2030

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On 29 April 2016, Nigeria’s Zero Hunger initiative was launched at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Headquarters in Ibadan, Nigeria. This inauguration saw the organisation of working committees, and begun the development of a roadmap towards making sure that Nigeria attains the Global Goal that world...

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Digital cards improve food assistance to displaced families and Syrian refugees in Iraq

Apr 29, 16 Digital cards improve food assistance to displaced families and Syrian refugees in Iraq

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Thousands of displaced Iraqi families and Syrian refugees across Iraq now have better and flexible access to food, thanks to an innovative digital cash card launched by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). “This programme is a turning point in WFP’s food assistance operations in Iraq,” said Jane Pearce, Representative and...

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Technology brings advancement for Zero Hunger

Apr 27, 16 Technology brings advancement for Zero Hunger

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A lot has happened this month in terms of technology, innovation and advancement for Zero Hunger and the greater 2030 Agenda. The signing of the Paris agreement made headlines, but what else has been happening under the radar? Here’s a quick recap of the Zero Hunger highlights for the month of April: 8 April, 2016...

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