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1 “Mighty Baby” Fights Malnutrition In Haiti
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

The poorest country in the western hemisphere, Haiti is a country beset by challenges – among them malnutrition.

Created on 2013-04-26 21:03:00
2 555 Million Women go Hungry warns WDM
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

21 April 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Of the more than 925 million people who do not have enough food to eat according to estimates from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Created on 2012-04-21 04:00:00
3 Agricultural Transformations Needed for Better Nutrition
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

14 June 2013, New York, USA | Mathilde Guenegan - Fresh figures released by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) find that

Created on 2013-06-14 04:00:00
4 Anti-Malnutrition Campaign Saves Lives In Sahel
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

 

24 July 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - In the Sahel, a semi-arid band that stretches across the African continent between the Sahara desert and the Sudanese Savanna, hospitals and good m...

Created on 2013-07-24 17:27:52
5 Bangladesh celebrates 40 years of independence
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

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Content by: South-South News

Created on 2011-03-29 17:25:01

6 Demonstrating the Power of Partnerships: The Potential for Universal Health Care in Kenya
( Poverty & MDGs - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Dr Stephen Karau, Kenya’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to The United Nations, WTO & Other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland. @DrKarau

GENEVA, Jan 30 2017 (IPS) - Even as the global community s...

Created on 2017-01-30 07:05:28
7 Economic Recovery Needed To Enhance Food Security
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Jomo Kwame Sundaram was the Assistant Secretary-General for Economic and Social Development in the United Nations system during 2005-2015and received the 2007 Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought.

Created on 2016-07-21 16:08:00
8 ECOSOC Ministerial Dialogue Pinpoints Need for Partnership to Eradicate Poverty
( UN Main Bodies )

 Content by: South-South News

8 July 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - “Inequality has been identified as one of the most serious obstacles to achieve poverty eradication and sustainable development,” President of ECOSOC, Martin Sajdik, said during the ECOSOC High-Level s...

Created on 2014-07-08 21:31:00
9 Eradicating Poverty
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

17 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (October 17) was commemorated at the United Nations with a forum entitled “Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms.”

Created on 2016-10-17 21:47:32
10 Fighting Malnutrition in the Sahel
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

17 September 2012, New ork Usa | Connor Schratz - In face of one of the most challenging droughts in history, Niger, Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, and several other countries in Africa's Sahel region are left scrambling to provide effective, cost-efficient methods of com...

Created on 2012-09-12 14:47:03
11 Food Insecurity Threatens Fragile Peace In Yemen
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

19 July 2012, New York USA | Connor schratz - Geographically, Yemen sits in a precarious position. The bridge between the oil empires of the Arabian Peninsula and the lawlessness of Somalia, the country has long been beleaguered by low economic growth and the ubiquitous...

Created on 2012-07-19 14:55:00
12 Guatemala Allies With Unicef To Fight Malnutrition
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

19 April 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Hunger remains a serious problem in...

Created on 2013-04-19 16:42:05
13 Humanity and Social Justice, a Must for the Future of Work – Ryder
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

ROME, Apr 10 2017 (IPS) - “The future of work must be inspired by considerations of humanity, of social justice and peace. If it is not, we ...

Created on 2017-04-11 13:40:20
14 Hygiene A Priority In Philippines After Storm
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

16 January 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The water that devastated the Philippines when Typhoon Bopha washed over its shores may have receded, but that the damage that it left is still very much a part o...

Created on 2013-01-16 18:48:36
15 Iris scan helps Syrian refugees in Jordan receive UN supplies in ‘blink of eye’
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 October 2016 – The United Nations food relief and refugee agencies have jointly introduced an innovative iris scan payment system in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp, allowing 76,000 Syrian refugees to purchase food from camp supermarkets by...

Created on 2016-10-06 15:33:51
16 Isaac Leaves Lasting Mark On Haiti
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

27 August 2012, New york USA | Connor Schratz - The storm may have passed, but Haitians are still feeling the wrath of Isaac, and are likely to do so for the foreseeable future.

Created on 2012-08-27 16:54:53
17 iShack- The New Sustainable Home For Slum Dwellers
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

23 January 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The estimated one billion people who live in slums may have a chance to call the new Ishack home. Essentially an improved shack, the Ishack includes solar panels, inexpensive insulation and equipment to charge a cell phone.

Designed to help reduce p...

Created on 2013-01-23 05:00:00
18 Looking For Answers In Rana Plaza
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

16 May 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - In the wake of a disaster that left more than 1,200 dead and still more buried and missing amid rubble, Bangladesh, and the international community, are left searchin...

Created on 2013-05-16 20:24:07
19 More than half of Yemen’s population now food insecure – UN
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

21 June 2016 – Vast swathes of war-torn Yemen – 19 out of 22 governorates – are facing severe food insecurity, and the situation within affected areas is likely to deteriorate if conflict persists, according to a new assessment by the United...

Created on 2016-06-21 15:22:18
20 New UN-backed report emphasizes possible contribution of forests to ending hunger
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 May 2015 – A new United Nations-backed report on the link between forests and food production and nutrition says that woodlands could be the key to ending hunger and will be intimately linked to the global fight against climate change.

Created on 2015-05-06 21:06:52

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