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The UN Special Rapporteur addresses on the future of the Right to Food - 25th AECID meeting in Bolivia, 13 March 2014


Closing the gap between men and women in agriculture

The world cannot eliminate hunger without closing the gap between men and women in agriculture. With equal access to productive resources and services, such as land, water and credit, women farmers can produce 20 to 30 percent more food, enough to lift [...]


Partnerships are at the heart of FAO's mission to help build consensus for a world without hunger. The effectiveness and credibility of the Organization as a policy-making forum and unique multilingual centre of excellence, knowledge and technical expertise depends to a considerable degree on its ability to work and develop [...]


This year's World Food Day message is Healthy People Depend on Healthy Food Systems. Sustainable food systems are one core element of bringing hunger to an end. In his message for World Food Day 2013, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva says we'll also need to ensure access to food [...]


Jordi Renart -- Responsible for Partnerships and External Relations for the United Nations World Food Programme in East and Central Africa, Nairobi.


Achieving FAO's goals to end hunger and poverty is a challenging and complex task. Today, thanks to major changes in how we do business, FAO is a fitter, flatter and more flexible organization, whose activities are driven by five strategic objectives. The new and improved FAO has a real chance [...]


Food loss and waste


It is universally agreed that child under-nutrition is a major problem. Malnourished children are more susceptible to disease. Looking further along their lives, malnutrition will also lower their learning capacities, thus compromising their futures, perpetuating a generational cycle of poverty and malnutrition, with severe consequences on both individuals and nations. [...]


By 2050 there will be 9 billion people on the planet - but will there be enough food for everyone? Food security expert Dr Evan Fraser guides you through a whiteboard presentation of his solution to the Global Food Crisis. See for more details

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