“Food waste is a global issue”

Feb 26, 15 “Food waste is a global issue”

Posted by in Latest News, Zero Food Waste

Food Waste Is Becoming Serious Economic and Environmental Issue, Report Says The New York Times | 25 February 2015 – With millions of households across the country struggling to have enough to eat, and millions of tons of food being tossed in the garbage, food waste is increasingly being seen as a serious environmental and...

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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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UN agencies assure support in implementing Pakistan’s Zero Hunger Programme

Feb 24, 15 UN agencies assure support in implementing Pakistan’s Zero Hunger Programme

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AAJ, ISLAMABAD | 24 February 2015 – The heads of three Rome based United Nations Agencies, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and World Food Programme (WFP) assured their full cooperation towards Pakistan’s Zero Hunger Programme as well as exploring new areas of...

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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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WFP chief appeals for ‘flexible’ aid for crises

Feb 23, 15 WFP chief appeals for ‘flexible’ aid for crises

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EURACTIV | 23 February 2015 – Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), made an appeal today for more funds to fight hunger in crisis areas, but also for more flexibility on how to use the funding. The diplomat said that the objective of achieving zero hunger was attainable, but that it was the...

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IFAD helps Egyptian smallholders to SAIL

Feb 22, 15 IFAD helps Egyptian smallholders to SAIL

Posted by in End rural poverty, Latest News

Support for small-scale farmers settling on reclaimed land in Egypt aids agricultural productivity and incomes IFAD NEWS | 20 February 2015 – A new US$86.8 million project in Egypt will help small-scale farming families who have settled on reclaimed land increase their incomes by strengthening their farmer organizations and...

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