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Countries today agreed on a series of bold measures to overhaul global finance practices and generate investments for tackling a range of economic, social and environmental challenges at the United Nations Third International Conference on Financing for Development, being held in Addis Ababa. The groundbreaking agreement, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, provides a...
FAO-IFAD-WFP report prompts call for investments needed to end global hunger and poverty at Financing for Development conference 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...
With the right investments in agriculture and social production, zero hunger is possible - FAO Director-General at Addis Conference 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 theThird International Conference on Financing...
At a critical moment in what the United Nations has dubbed “a year for global action,” the Third International Conference on Financing for Development kicked off today in the Ethiopian capital with calls to ensure the necessary resources to improve people's lives while protecting the planet. “You have recognized that in...
Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional US$267 billion per year on average for investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection, so poor people have access to food and can improve their livelihoods, a new UN report says. This would average US$160 annually...