Monthly Archives: June 2016

African countries will need to spend more of their budgets on developing their agricultural sector (Find Your Feet)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://findyourfeet.wordpress.com/2010/06/28/africa-is-not-spending-enough-on-food/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FindYourFeetsBlog+%28Find+Your+Feet%27s+Blog%29 Africa is not spending enough on food This piece was posted by Hilde Faugli, Communications Intern at Find Your Feet. 70 percent of people in Africa live in rural areas and depend…

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Africa is not spending enough on food (Find your feet)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://findyourfeet.wordpress.com/ Africa is not spending enough on food This piece was posted by Hilde Faugli, Communications Intern at Find Your Feet. While most talk about Africa these days centers on the World Cup in…

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Tackling food emergencies in Africa (id21)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : id21 (see my Blogroll) http://www.id21.org/society/s2rm1g1.html Tackling food emergencies in Africa The average number of food emergencies in Africa has almost tripled since the 1980s. Today, approximately one third of people in sub-Saharan Africa…

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FUNDING GAP THREATENS EFFORTS TO ASSIST MILLIONS FACING HUNGER IN AFRICA – UN OFFICIAL (UN News)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
New York, May 10 2012  1:05PM A major funding gap is threatening efforts to boost food security and development in the Sahel region of West Africa and in the Horn of Africa in the east, a…

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LARGEST DATABASE OF HUNGER STATISTICS (UNNews)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : UNNews UN AGENCY OPENS UP ACCESS TO LARGEST DATABASE OF HUNGER STATISTICS New York, Jul 9 2010 1:05PM The world’s largest and most comprehensive database on food, agriculture and hunger is now open…

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Rural, food and agricultural cooperatives and producer organizations to eliminate hunger and reduce poverty (UN News / FAO)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : COOPERATIVES CENTRAL TO FIGHTING HUNGER, STRESSES UN AGENCY New York, Jan 24 2012  6:05PM Cooperatives and producer organizations will be increasingly important in efforts to eliminate hunger and reduce poverty, the head of…

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‘Africa rising’–Bill Gates on what’s working in health and agriculture

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Bill Gates made a private visit to the Biosciences eastern and central Africa Hub (BecA Hub), hosted and managed by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), in Nairobi, Kenya, in early December 2009, and toured…

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