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Report: bioenergy can support food security

Study challenges “fuel vs. food” argument that biofuels contribute to global hunger   June 14, 2016, Washington, D.C. —Energy and food security can be simultaneously improved through well-designed biofuel and bioenergy development programs, according to a report…

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Obesity boom 'fuelling rise in malnutrition' (BBC News)

An article on BBC News  quotes  2016 Global Nutrition Report co-author and Researcher  Lawrence Haddad  saying, "We now live in a world where being malnourished is the new normal… It is a world that we must all claim as totally unacceptable.”

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Malnutrition becoming 'new normal' amid obesity boom: study (Daily Mail)

Daily Mail highlighted the 2016 Global Nutrition Report  in an  article which includes a quote from the report's co-author, Researcher Lawrence Haddad. He said, "We now live in a world where being malnourished is the new normal… It is a world that we must all…

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Going the Last Mile: Accelerating Progress in Food Security and Nutrition

PRESS ADVISORY: Hunger Workshop—14 June 2016 in Brussels, Belgium “Going the Last Mile: Accelerating Progress in Food Security and Nutrition” Today, someone dies of hunger-related causes every four seconds Program will focus on turning investments into action…

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Worst forms of famine see decline (The Christian Science Monitor)

The Christian Science Monitor  quoted Senior Researcher  Klaus von Grebmer:  “Conflicts make countries hungry and severe conflicts make them severely hungry…with peaceful resolution and good governance over time, hunger will be history.”

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