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New York, Dec 6 (JEN): Agroforestry, diversification of crops with legumes and other practical measures must be scaled up to end hunger while meeting the challenge of climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a global conference on the issue Thursday. more
UN urges nutrition strategies for global right to food

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): The United Nations independentexpert on food Friday urged Governments to incorporate nutrition strategies into laws and legal entities to further drive the global rig ...

UN concerned by rising food insecurity in Madagascar

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): Citing efforts to curb the food crisis in Madagascar sparked by erratic weather and a locust invasion, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Friday stressed t ...

DR Congo: UN to cut some food relief operations

New York, Oct 23 (JEN): Facing a USD 70 million funding shortfall, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned Tuesday that starting as early as November, the agency and its partner ...

UN, Malawi launch relief operation

New York, Oct 3 (IBNS) With nearly one and a half million people in need of food assistance in Malawi, the United Nations, the Government and other partners have launched a relief operation ...