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Coverage to fill information gap on food and hunger issues

15 October 2014, Rome - The Thomson Reuters Foundation, the corporate charity of the world's biggest news and information provider, and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today launched a comprehensive global news platform dedicated to food issues.

Hosted on trust.org, the Thomson Reuters Foundation news portal, the coverage combines the knowledge and expertise of FAO with the reach of the Foundation's global team of journalists, including

"We are committed to working together to achieve greater results in South-South Cooperation," Minister Han says

14 October 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General today lauded China’s achievements in fighting hunger and malnutrition during a meeting with the country's Agriculture Minister, Han Changfu. 

China has already achieved the first Millennium Development Goal hunger target of halving the proportion its population experiencing chronic hunger between 1990 and the end of 2015.

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang is set to deliver a speech these accomplishments and China's contribution to global

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International forum will also endorse policy recommendations on food losses and waste and sustainable fisheries and aquaculture

13 October 2014, Rome - The Committee on World Food Security, the world's foremost inclusive intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder platform for food security and nutrition, today opened its 41st session (CFS 41). The Committee is expected to adopt a set of principles for responsible investment in agriculture and food systems that have been in development for the past two years.

"Progress against hunger continues," said FAO Director-General José Graziano da

'Este resultado no es una casualidad', afirma el Viceministro de Desarrollo Social y Lucha contra el Hambre en FAO

13 de octubre 2014, Roma – El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha mantenido hoy un encuentro con el Viceministro de Desarrollo Social y Lucha contra el Hambre de Brasil, Marcelo Cardona, que se encuentra en Roma para participar en el Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria (CSA) que ha comenzado hoy en la sede de la Organización.

Los excepcionales avances realizados por Brasil en la lucha contra

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FAO Director-General welcomes agreement on Declaration and Framework for Action to be adopted at Second International Conference on Nutrition

12 October 2014, Rome - Reaching an important milestone in the fight against global malnutrition, countries today agreed on policies aimed at ensuring that people around the world have access to healthier diets.

Following a series of intense negotiations representatives of FAO and World Health Organization (WHO) member countries reached consensus on a political Declaration and a voluntary