12 June 2013 – Thirty-eight countries have already met internationally-set hunger eradication targets set for 2015 to halve the percentage of hungry people, the United Nations food agency today said.
11 June 2013 – While universal access to education is indeed crucial, ensuring that it is of high quality must also be a top priority to ensure young people have the skills needed to succeed and help their nations develop, United Nations officials said today.
11 June 2013 – The European Union (EU), British newspaper the Guardian, and various non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are among those honoured by the United Nations food agency for their contributions to development issues.
08 June 2013 – United Nations officials have welcomed the funds pledged and political agreements reached at the Nutrition for Growth summit, held today in London, as a new opportunity to ensure millions more infants and pregnant women have better diets, and to reduce cases of stunting and deaths from malnutrition.
06 June 2013 – The United Nations food agency today received a boost for its efforts to eradicate hunger and malnutrition, sustainable production and poverty eradication in rural areas, with a $7.9 million announced donation from Italy.
06 June 2013 – Agricultural production is expected to slow down over the next decade, due largely to limited expansion of arable land, rising production costs, environmental pressures and resource constraints, the United Nations food agency said today, launching in Beijing its report on the global agricultural outlook.
04 June 2013 – Given the right conditions and targeted support, small farmers can unleash a new and sustainable agricultural revolution, the United Nations environment agency a partner agricultural development organization reported today on the eve of World Environment Day.
04 June 2013 – The head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today called for greater efforts to combat malnutrition and hunger worldwide as the agency launched its flagship annual report, which this year focuses on improved food systems for better nutrition.
28 May 2013 – An environmentally-friendly farming model can help significantly increase cassava yields and help turn it into a staple 21st century crop, the United Nations food agency said today.
24 May 2013 – A United Nations report released today stresses the importance of providing meals for schoolchildren, particularly in times of crisis, and notes that this is still lacking in many developing countries.