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    Message from Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Beijing, 17 October 2007 I am delighted to send warm greetings to all participants in this conference on “Taking Action for ...
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    by Joachim von Braun, M. S. Swaminathan, and Mark W. Rosegrant In 2000, the member states of the United Nations committed themselves to creating a "more peaceful, prosperous and just world," to "free[ing] our fellow men, women and children from ...
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    By Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) More information Halving Hunger IFPRI Food Policy Report Statement to Policymakers Global banking regulation, the European credit crisis, and sovereign debt ...
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    Hunger remains a persistent global challenge as the 2015 deadline for the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws near. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), despite ...
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    Klaus Leisinger is Founder and President of the Global Values Alliance, Special Adviser on the post-2015 Development and Business Ethics to the UN Global Compact and member of the Consortium Board of the Consultative Group for International ...
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    Only two regions of the world—Latin America & the Caribbean and East Asia & Pacific—are on track to reach all Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets related to hunger and child mortality. As part of the MDGs, the international ...
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    ReSAKSS-Africa (Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System) website is now ready with enhanced features to track progress in implementing the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), including the target of ...
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    Ahead of a crucial meeting of the world’s richest nations, the United Nations on Friday urged the developed world to fulfill its financing commitments to Sub-Saharan Africa, to avoid it becoming the only region that meets none of the UN ...
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    With less than two years to go until the expiration of the 2015 Millennium Development Goals, IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan noted that “almost 850 million people still suffer from hunger, and two billion are suffering from micronutrient ...