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New Partnership Launched at Davos to Improve Nutrition for Millions

HarvestPlus and World Vision sign partnership to tackle hidden hunger by scaling up access to nutritious food crops Hidden hunger caused by chronic lack of vitamins and minerals that can lead to stunting, infectious disease and death DAVOS, Switzerland…

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New online tool promotes improved food security and nutrition in Iraq

March 23, 2014, Baghdad, Iraq—In a country where nearly two million people are food insecure, a novel interactive online tool will provide Iraqi decision makers and other stakeholders with a ‘one-stop’ source of reliable and comprehensive geo-spatial…

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Policymakers to Meet in Kigali on Getting Nutritious Foods to People

Washington D.C., March 27, 2014. On March 31, more than 275 high-level stakeholders from government, business and civil society will converge in Kigali, Rwanda, for a three-day consultation on ‘Getting Nutritious Foods to People.’ Nearly one in three people…

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From Transition to Transformation: Food Security in Central Asia

April 7, 2014, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan— A conference organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the University of Central Asia (UCA) to be held from April 8-9 will explore how Central Asian countries can best meet the needs of…

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Building Resilience Tops Agenda at Global Conference in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 13, 2014—Poor countries and vulnerable people are facing a barrage of shocks: economic shocks such as volatile food prices and financial crises; environmental shocks and natural disasters such as droughts, floods, and earthquakes…

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Farming on Big Wheels: What can Africa and Asia learn from each other?

18 June 2014, BEIJING, CHINA--A two-day international gathering has begun that centers on agricultural mechanization in Asia and Africa amid urbanization and economic growth. Today and tomorrow, researchers, policymakers, and private sector representatives…

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