Charting a Course to Zero Hunger

Nov 13, 15 Charting a Course to Zero Hunger

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As policymakers start putting into practice the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by world leaders in September, IFAD is bringing together evaluators, academics, representatives of national governments and practitioners from United Nations agencies to discuss how the second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2), which...

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West Africa: Promoting the Right to Food – Forum On Ecowas Zero Hunger Initiative Held

Nov 11, 15 West Africa: Promoting the Right to Food – Forum On Ecowas Zero Hunger Initiative Held

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A Forum of non-state actors on ECOWAS Zero Hunger Initiative opened in Lomé, Togo, Wednesday, aimed at strengthening their participation in decision-making processes and institutional governance for the eradication of hunger and malnutrition. The forum was organized in the context of the Zero Hunger Initiative for West Africa, an...

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Latin American Legislators, a Battering Ram in the Fight Against Hunger

Nov 11, 15 Latin American Legislators, a Battering Ram in the Fight Against Hunger

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Lawmakers in Latin America are joining forces to strengthen institutional frameworks that sustain the fight against hunger in a region that, despite being dubbed “the next global breadbasket”, still has more than 34 million undernourished people. The legislators, grouped in national fronts, “are political leaders and orient public...

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Promoting the right to food: Forum on ECOWAS Zero Hunger Initiative held

Nov 06, 15 Promoting the right to food: Forum on ECOWAS Zero Hunger Initiative held

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A Forum of non-state actors on ECOWAS Zero Hunger Initiative opened in Lomé, Togo, Wednesday, aimed at strengthening their participation in decision-making processes and institutional governance for the eradication of hunger and malnutrition. The forum was organized in the context of the Zero Hunger Initiative for West Africa, an...

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Crunching data and sowing seeds of change to reach zero hunger

Nov 05, 15 Crunching data and sowing seeds of change to reach zero hunger

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Zimbabwean children pick loose cereal dropped during a monthly food distribution, in rural Mupinga area in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe. When it comes to driving growth and development, few areas are as bountiful as agriculture and nutrition. For every $1 invested into nutrition, you get approximately $16 back. Investment in agriculture is...

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Africa: Synergies Needed for Food Security

Nov 02, 15 Africa: Synergies Needed for Food Security

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Mohamed AgBendech, Senior Nutrition Officer at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and a member of the Global Nutrition Report Independent Expert Group, was in Uganda last week for the official launch. He gave some insights to Sam Okwakol about the prevailing nutrition issues: Q: The Global Nutrition Report...

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