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1 IFAD calls for agricultural investment to address poverty and inequality in Near East and North Africa
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

Tunis/Rome, 8 December, 2016 – Income inequality and a rising rural-urban divide compounded by political instability, are the most challenging issues in the Near East and North Africa, says a new report to be presented today in Tunis by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Created on 2016-12-08 18:16:00
2 IFAD President and Minister of State for DfID to discuss importance of rural investments in the fight against global poverty at Warwick in London
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

London, 8 December, 2016 – Lord Bates, the newly appointed Minister of State for the Department for International Development (DfID) and Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will give keynote speeches this month, at an event hosted by the Un...

Created on 2016-12-08 18:16:00
3 "It's not just about money," UN agency head tells world leaders gathering in Ethiopia to discuss how to finance future development
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

Arabic | French | Spanish

Rome, 7 July 2015 –...

Created on 2015-07-20 16:22:06
4 162,000 to Receive Food Aid in Vanuatu Following Cyclone
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

24 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – When Cyclone Pam wreaked havoc in the lower western Pacific Ocean two weeks ago, the extent of the damage to regional island nations was immediately clear.

Created on 2015-03-24 19:49:01
5 21,000 Women Helped To Leave Extreme Poverty Behind Through Cash Grant & Training
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

DHAKA – More than 21,000 women in Bangladesh are to receive a one-time cash grant of 15,000 taka (US$190) to start small businesses, along with food and training in nutrition and business skills.

Created on 2015-08-17 07:01:12
6 An Italian Food Icon in Morocco
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

11 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The famous chef Carlo Cracco is known for combining traditional Italian cuisine with mixes of flavors, spices and textures from other areas of the world. With a palette for exotic taste, Cracco is keenly aware of some of the threats to foreign delicacies posed by climate change.

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Created on 2015-03-17 15:49:08
7 Arap Devletleri blgesi ve Avrupa ve Orta Asyadan lkeler tarmsal kalknmada ve gda gvenliinde ibirliini tartt
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

English | Russian

Güney-Güney Bilgi Paylaşım ve Koordinasyon toplantısı İzmir’de yapıldı

İzmir, ...

Created on 2015-07-24 16:25:03
8 Bulgaria Sets Up a New Partnership Framework with World Bank Group
( World Bank All News )

Content by: The World Bank

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Created on 2015-06-01 21:06:42
9 Cambodian Farmers Reach Their Goals Through New Technology
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

8 September 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Cambodia has set itself an ambitious goal: triple its rice exports by the end of 201...

Created on 2014-09-08 20:32:42
10 COAG25 Side Event 9 - Application of genome sequencing for sustainable agriculture and food security
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

Genome sequencing has the power to revolutionize food security and sustainable agriculture including food safety, animal, plant and public health, reducing the risks from disease outbreaks and improving agriculture through effective plant and animal breeding.

Created on 2016-09-28 13:00:00
11 Countries from the Arab States region, Europe and Central Asia discussed cooperation on agricultural development and food security
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

Russian | Turkish

South-South Knowledge Exchange and Coordination Meeting held in Izmir, Turkey

Izmir, Tu...

Created on 2015-07-24 16:25:03
12 Crop Trust Global Stakeholder Discussion (audio streaming only)
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

The Crop Trust brings together representatives from current and prospective partner countries and selected private donors to discuss one of the most pressing global issues- how to create the basis for a food-secure world.
Created on 2015-05-07 13:02:44
13 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
14 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
15 EU Helps WFP Avoid Suspension Of Food Support For Mali Refugees In Mauritania
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

NOUAKCHOTT - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomes a contribution of €400,000 (approximately US$438,800) from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) that will enable WFP to maintain its food assistance over the next few months to nearly 50,000 Malian refugees in ...

Created on 2015-08-10 14:42:37
16 FAO Conference: Friday, afternoon session
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

Processing of Report for submission to Plenary.

Created on 2015-06-12 13:37:00
17 FAO Conference: Wednesday, afternoon session
( FAO Food Safety News )
Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization
Review of the State of Food and Agriculture (cont'd). Country statements.

Created on 2015-06-10 14:04:01
18 Global food prices fall in March as sugar and vegetable oils slide – UN
( Economic Development )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 April 2017 The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today reported that global food prices fell in March amid large available supplies and expectations of strong harvests, and also...

Created on 2017-04-06 04:00:00
19 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
20 Indigenous Peoples and Food Security Indicators
( FAO Food Safety News )

Content by: Food and Agricultural Organization

FAO will train 15 indigenous leaders from Latin America on the Voices of the Hungry methodology to gather food security data in their communities.
Created on 2015-05-25 14:30:00

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