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UN to launch new report on world hunger and nutrition
15 September 2017 - 15 September 2017
UN to launch new report on world hunger and nutrition FAO headquarters, 15 September 2017, 12:30 CEST   Includes data on malnutrition and children from Rome-based UN agencies and new partners UNICEF and WHO On 15 September 2017, five UN agencies – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International...
EAF-Nansen Programme 2017 survey on pelagic resources and ecosystem is underway. Dr Fridtjof Nansen is the only research ship on the globe that flies the UN flag. Its mission: to investigate some of the planet's least-explored oceans, using cutting-edge technology and sophisticated equipment to help developing countries assemble scientific data critical to...
5-9 September 2017, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania – At the invitation of the Government of Tanzania, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, starts an official visit to Tanzania. During his visit, Graziano da Silva is expected to meet with the President of...
The 2017 AGRA Forum takes place from Monday, September 4th through Friday, September 8th, 2017. More, here.  
UN Food Agencies’ chiefs to visit drought-hit Ethiopia
01 September 2017 - 04 September 2017
Visit to highlight hunger crisis, need for greater investments in resilience 30 August 2017, Rome/Addis Ababa – The heads of the three UN food agencies will visit Ethiopia to highlight the critical food and nutrition security situation. Consecutive climate shocks have resulted in back-to-back droughts, which have caused hunger to...