Ending Hunger: 3 Things That Need To Happen Post COP21

Feb 20, 16 Ending Hunger: 3 Things That Need To Happen Post COP21

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At the end of 2015, over 190 countries concluded a historic agreement on climate change in Paris. This agreement represents a major step forward in the global effort to tackle climate change and end hunger, but what comes next is even more important. Climate disasters are one of the leading causes of hunger, and nowhere is urgent...

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5 Things You Should Know About El Niño’s Impact on Southern Africa’s Food Security

Southern Africa is currently in the grip of an intense drought that has expanded and strengthened since the earliest stages of the 2015-2016 agricultural season, driven by one of the strongest El Niño events of the last 50 years.  The combination of a poor 2014-2015 season (characterized by hot, dry conditions and a 23% drop in...

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Crop Protection Partnership is a Game-Changer in Honduras

Jan 29, 16 Crop Protection Partnership is a Game-Changer in Honduras

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In the four years since the Feed the Future-funded USAID-ACCESO project came to his small town, Salomón has become more than a farmer. He has become an entrepreneur, thanks in part to a public-private partnership between the crop protection industry and Feed the Future. CropLife International, a global leader in the crop protection...

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El Niño threatens at least 60 million people in high-risk developing countries

WHO and its partners predict a major global increase in health consequences of emergencies this year due to El Niño. El Niño is a warming of the central to eastern tropical Pacific Ocean which affects rainfall patterns and temperatures in many parts of the world but most intensely in the tropical regions of Africa, Asia-Pacific,...

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GFFA 2016 Highlights Agriculture and Food Security for SDGs, Climate

Jan 21, 16 GFFA 2016 Highlights Agriculture and Food Security for SDGs, Climate

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The 2016 Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) resulted in a Communiqué from the agriculture ministers of 65 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. The ministers call for ensuring food security for cities and rural areas through: sustainable, productive and profitable agriculture; efficient, reliable supply...

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El Nino has put world in ‘uncharted territory’

UN relief chief urges action now to mitigate impacts Briefing United Nations Member States today on the widely varied and devastating impacts of the current El Niño weather phenomenon – which for months has sparked massive floods in some countries while leaving others, often in the same region, bone dry – the top UN relief official...

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