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June 29th, 2015

World Food Day Poster Contest

The World Food Day Poster Contest is one of the oldest FAO outreach projects involving students across the globe. Since its launch, the WFD poster contest has inspired thousands of children and young people like you to put their...

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June 15th, 2015

FAO Conference 39th Session

FAO's governing Conference closed a week-long session on June 13. View photos, videos, statements and documents from the historic meeting. 

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June 9th, 2015

Recognizing outstanding progress in fighting hunger

On 7 June 2015, FAO recognized the following countries for reaching the Millennium Development Goal 1 (MDG1) target: Angola, Bolivia, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Gabon, Laos, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Solomon Islands, Suriname and Uzbekistan.

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May 28th, 2015

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

The number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million – 216 million fewer than in 1990-92 – or around one person out of every nine, according to the latest edition of the annual UN hunger report.

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May 21st, 2015

Coming May 27: The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

Meeting the 2015 international hunger targets: taking stock of uneven progress

The new “UN hunger report” will both provide new figures for the number of chronically hungry people in the world as well as take stock of progress made towards...

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May 13th, 2015

Food waste & loss – the blind spot in the fight against hunger

7 tips you can use to reduce wasted food

 

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April 27th, 2015

Roundtable Discussion with FAO's Chief Veterinary Officer

On the future impact of projected growth in global demand for livestock and livestock products on animal health, pandemic disease, and food and nutrition security

 Topics include the Global Health Security Agenda, One Health, Livestock and Climate Change, and Food...

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March 17th, 2015

Sustainably Managed Forests are the Frontline Against Climate Change

March 21 is the International Day of Forests

 

 

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