Cambodia Launches Zero Hunger Challenge Initiative

May 12, 15 Cambodia Launches Zero Hunger Challenge Initiative

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FAO NEWS | 12/05/2015 – In collaboration with the United Nations, the Royal Government of Cambodia has launched the National Zero Hunger Challenge (ZHC), a major initiative to eradicate hunger in the country by 2025. The official launch, led by H.E Dr. Yim Chhay Ly, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Council for...

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UN at Expo Milano: The Zero Hunger Challenge

May 01, 15 UN at Expo Milano: The Zero Hunger Challenge

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UN-backed Expo in Milan spotlights need to ensure healthy, safe and sufficient food for all UN NEWS CENTRE | 1 May 2015 – The world produces more than enough food to “feed every member of the human family,” yet one in nine people still go hungry, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underscored today in a message for the...

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Using Mobile Phone Data to Estimate Food Security

Apr 10, 15 Using Mobile Phone Data to Estimate Food Security

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UN Global Pulse and WFP Show How Big Data Can Save Lives and Fight Hunger            The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Global Pulse – an innovation initiative of the UN Secretary-General – have teamed up to deliver powerful insights into how data from mobile phone usage could support networks in fighting hunger and...

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Int’l Women’s Day 2015: Women farmers key to fighting hunger

Mar 07, 15 Int’l Women’s Day 2015: Women farmers key to fighting hunger

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IFAD, WFP and FAO celebrate women’s contribution to food and nutrition security Source: FAO News 6 March 2015 – Marking International Women’s Day 2015 (March 8th), leaders from the United Nations’ three Rome-based food agencies gathered to remind the world that women farmers play a central role in achieving food and nutrition...

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Zero Hunger means all Hands on Deck

Mar 02, 15 Zero Hunger means all Hands on Deck

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Zero Hunger means all Hands on Deck and All Options on the Table by Gerda Verburg, Chair of UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS), for WeltHungerLife.   A world without hunger is within our reach. We have the resources, the tools, the technology, and a shared desire to see it happen. 2015 marks an important year in our efforts...

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Ending hunger top priority for Caribbean

Feb 25, 15 Ending hunger top priority for Caribbean

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FAO Director-General speaks at Caribbean Community agriculture ministers’ meeting on ending hunger and malnutrition FAO NEWS | 25 February 2015 – Over the last two decades efforts to combat hunger and malnutrition in the Caribbean have made substantial progress, but these need to be further strengthened, according to FAO...

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