Photo competition shines spotlight on ‘family meal’ in achieving Zero Hunger

Feb 24, 15 Photo competition shines spotlight on ‘family meal’ in achieving Zero Hunger

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 23 February 2015 – Scenes of families eating together in Burundi, Laos and the Philippines today won a photo competition judged by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver aimed at demonstrating “the simple yet powerful role provided by sitting tougher and eating as a family,” the World Food Programme (WFP) announced. Speaking...

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The Way Forward

Jan 26, 15 The Way Forward

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ICN2 and Combatting Global Malnutrition UNFAO Director-Genral José Graziano da Silva for the Harvard International Review In 1990, one in five people suffered from hunger in the world. A frightening figure of more than one billion people had no access to a regular, decent, and sufficient diet. Although progress has been made since...

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Viet Nam Launches National Zero Hunger Challenge

Jan 14, 15 Viet Nam Launches National Zero Hunger Challenge

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FAO NEWS | 14 January 2015 – The National Zero Hunger Challenge (ZHC), a major initiative to eradicate hunger in Viet Nam, was launched today by the Government of Viet Nam in collaboration with the United Nations. The launch, led by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, along with the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development...

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Nepal Launches Zero Hunger Challenge

Dec 19, 14 Nepal Launches Zero Hunger Challenge

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by Minggu Simon Lhasa for Bernama BANGKOK| 19 December 2014 – The Nepal Government, with the collaboration and support of the United Nations (UN), has launched a national Zero Hunger Challenge, a major initiative to eradicate hunger in the Himalayan country by 2025. The National Zero Hunger Challenge (NZHC) was launched today...

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Universities band together for Zero Hunger

Dec 05, 14 Universities band together for Zero Hunger

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Press Release from Auburn University Representing six continents of the world, leaders from more than 50 universities are joining forces with international and domestic multi-sector leaders to solve food insecurity. On December 9, university leaders – representing virtually every type of institute of higher learning from all over...

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Thirteen countries move closer to eradicating hunger

Dec 01, 14 Thirteen countries move closer to eradicating hunger

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Thirteen countries move closer to eradicating hunger FAO honors achievements of Brazil, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gabon, the Gambia, Iran, Kiribati, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, the Philippines and Uruguay FAO NEWS | 30 November 2014 – Thirteen countries today won recognition from FAO for outstanding progress in...

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