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15 July 2015, Addis/Rome -- Highlighting the historic opportunity to become the "Zero Hunger generation", FAO Director-General José Graziano Da Silva called for additional investments in social protection and rural development at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, today. The expected Addis Ababa Accord on...
15 July 2015, Addis Ababa - A major new report by FAO, IFAD and WFP, the UN Rome-based agencies, estimating the cost of investments needed to eliminate hunger and extreme poverty, was the focus of a side event on the margins of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development...
14 July 2015, Addis-Ababa – A high-level panel on Investments and Agribusiness for Food and Nutrition Security: Public and Private Sector Coordination took place in the margin of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (13-16 July 2015). The high-level panel, jointly organised by the Africa-Caribbean-Pacific (ACP) Group, FAO and...
13 July 2015, Accra – The FAO Regional Office for Africa has just released a new publication Highlights of FAO Results in Africa in 2014. It aims at illustrating, in the form of short stories, what has been achieved on the African continent in “Supporting Agriculture Development for a Hunger...
8 July 2015, Lilongwe, Malawi – The agriculture sector has a critical role in nutrition as a basis for food supply and healthy diets. A recent study on the Cost of Hunger (COHA) has revealed that Malawi loses 10.3 percent of its Gross Domestic Product every year due to under-nutrition,...