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Innovative School Feeding Programme to Combat Extreme Poverty in Zanzibar

On Wednesday 28 May the Government of Zanzibar launched a new innovative Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme in collaboration with the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) and Table for Two to feed over 5000 school children, whilst simultaneously supporting local smallholder farmers by sourcing their produce for the school meals. 

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United Nations "My World" Survey

The “My World" Survey (  is a United Nations global survey where citizens from all over the world are voting on issues they think are important in their lives. The “MY World” survey offers individuals a list of 16 issues to choose from. The voters are then required to prioritize six of those issues they consider most important to their lives. The survey results will be used for the future development agenda of the U.N. after the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) end in 2015. 

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International Course on Rights-based approach to food and nutrition security

The Food and Nutrition Security Training programme of the Centre for Development Innovation - Wageningen UR is pleased to announce the organisation of the

‘International Course on Rights-based approach to food and nutrition security, to be held in Wageningen, the Netherlands from 19 –30 January 2015’.

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Concluding remarks and summary of ICN2 online discussion now available

The online discussion on the political outcome document of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) gathered a wide range of  views, allowing this process to be highly participatory and benefit from important inputs from food security and nutrition stakeholders representing Member States, UN organizations, individual

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