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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf reaffirms commitment to Zero Hunger in Liberia

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On 19 April 2017, during a visit from the World Food Programme Regional Director for Central and West Africa Abdou Dieng President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf reaffirmed support for the ongoing government-led zero hunger strategic review exercise and the school feeding (also known as home-grown school feeding)...

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In Brazil, research community and policy-makers discuss how research can be repositioned to focus on food systems that support high-quality diets

  |   SUN UN Network

On May 3, 2017 at the Embrapa HQ, Brasilia, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, in partnership with Embrapa, has organised a high-level event that brings together the research community and policy-makers to identify policies and actions of agricultural research to...

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School meals celebrated as an investment in Africa’s future

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Every day, 370 million children around the world receive food at school provided by their governments. Governments invest in school meals because they are a powerful tool in efforts to end malnutrition, helping to ensure every child has access to education, health and nutrition. This...

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Former President launches a Strategic Review to end hunger in Ghana by 2030

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 24 January 2017, former President John Agyekum Kufuor launched the Ghana "Zero Hunger" Strategic Review process. The review, which is led by Kufour, seeks to contribute to the Government’s effort to accelerate the work towards eliminating hunger and food insecurity by 2030,...

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Nutrition at the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

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From 17-20 January 2017, around 3,000 global leaders gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum to tackle issues threatening the world today. Davos revolves around the idea that the only way to address big challenges is to talk to...

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