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21 Iris scan helps Syrian refugees in Jordan receive UN supplies in ‘blink of eye’
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 October 2016 – The United Nations food relief and refugee agencies have jointly introduced an innovative iris scan payment system in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp, allowing 76,000 Syrian refugees to purchase food from camp supermarkets by...

Created on 2016-10-06 15:33:51
22 Money migrants send home a ‘critical lifeline’ for one in seven people worldwide
( Economic Development )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

10 April 2017 – Despite the political fire drawn by the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and beyond, a senior official from the United Nations International Fund...

Created on 2017-04-10 21:14:22
23 More than half of Yemen’s population now food insecure – UN
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

21 June 2016 – Vast swathes of war-torn Yemen – 19 out of 22 governorates – are facing severe food insecurity, and the situation within affected areas is likely to deteriorate if conflict persists, according to a new assessment by the United...

Created on 2016-06-21 15:22:18
24 New UN-backed report emphasizes possible contribution of forests to ending hunger
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 May 2015 – A new United Nations-backed report on the link between forests and food production and nutrition says that woodlands could be the key to ending hunger and will be intimately linked to the global fight against climate change.

Created on 2015-05-06 21:06:52
25 NGO's call for 'Nexus' Integration of Food, Water and Energy
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

29 august, 2014 , New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Food, water, and energy: not one is more important than the ot...

Created on 2014-08-29 20:54:56
26 Niger receives IFAD financing to support family farmers in the regions of Maradi, Tahoua and Zinder
( IFAD News )

Content by: International Fund for Agricultural Development

French

Rome, 28 July 2015 – Today the Republic of Niger and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed an agreement to finance the Family Farming Development P...

Created on 2015-07-28 14:47:02
27 Organic Cocoa: A Delicious Source of Sustainable Development
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

25 August 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Chocolate. It's loved all over the world and each year more than 83 billion US Dollar is spent on the sweet delicacy. But the massive consumption of chocolate is putting an incredible strain on some of the mo...

Created on 2014-08-25 15:58:49
28 Role Model For Iraqi Women And The United Nations
( WFP Stories )
Content by: World Food Programme

Aid Worker For Nearly 20 Years

Like many female humanitarian aid workers, Isra Jassim followed her passion. In her case, it was for displaced Iraqi people and she made it a priority to provide support and guidance to the communities.

Created on 2015-06-09 13:29:00
29 South-South News Hosts Reception to Promote Food Security
( South-South News Initiatives )

Content by: South-South News

24 November 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Following the success of a high-level meeting on establishing food security through South-South Cooperation, which saw UN offcials, ambassadors and government representatives exchange best practises, a spec...

Created on 2014-11-24 21:32:00
30 Tanzania: Girls Struggle to Avoid Forced Marriage, Yearn to Learn
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

KAHAMA, Tanzania, Jan 21 2016 (IPS) - Maria was barely 16 when her father removed her from school to marry her off to a man 20 years older than she was just so that the family could receive eleven cows as her dowr...

Created on 2016-01-21 16:29:25
31 The Influence of Food Prices
( UN Reports )

Report by: FAO

11 August 2014, New York, USA | South-South News - Even slight changes in food prices can have a devastating effect on nutrition rates in developing countries. When the prices of grains, vegetables, and animal proteins rise, the those living on a dollar or less a day will see their purchasi...

Created on 2014-08-11 19:27:30
32 Thousands Of Refugees And Host Community Farmers Set To Benefit As OPM, UNHCR And WFP Sign Landmark Self-Reliance Agreement
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

KAMPALA – Refugees and members of host communities are set to benefit after a landmark deal was signed between the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) that will bring greater economic prosperity and enhanced self-reliance to thousands of f...

Created on 2015-08-12 13:27:23
33 UN agency working to address women’s health and protection needs in storm-hit Haiti
( Women, Children and Population )

Content by: UN News Centre

3 November 2016 – With some 546,000 women of reproductive age in Haiti affected by Hurricane Matthew, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has urged gr...

Created on 2016-11-03 20:54:26
34 UN food relief agency chief welcomes progress on anti-hunger programmes in north-east Nigeria
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

27 January 2017 – The head of the United Nations food relief agency today welcomed the progress made by the humanitarian community and the Government of Nigeria in fighting hunger and malnutrition in the West African country’s north-east.

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Created on 2017-01-27 17:18:49
35 UN forum highlights importance of stronger partnerships for financing sustainable development
( Economic Development )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

18 April 2017 – Underlining the importance of sustainable finance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainab...

Created on 2017-04-18 17:27:34
36 UN health agency provides emergency support as floods and landslides cause havoc in DPRK
( Asia Pacific )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

15 September 2016 – Responding urgent humanitarian needs triggered by flash floods and landslides in the northern provinces of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations health agency is providing emergency health kit...

Created on 2016-09-15 15:54:31
37 UN, African Union partnership to foster job opportunities for African rural youth
( Economic Development )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

19 October 2016 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has partnered with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) to generate job and business opportunities f...

Created on 2016-10-19 21:14:55
38 Vaccinating Syrian Livestock Seen as Key to Regional Health
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

16 April 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The violence in Syria has resulted in the flight of hundreds of thousands of civilians from communities in the region to safe zones in neighboring countries like Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. However, health officials have begun to express concern over the movement of unvaccinated livestock who...

Created on 2015-04-16 21:41:16
39 WFP And US Second Lady Discuss How Nutrition And Education Benefit Children’s Future
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

VIENTIANE - Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States, took time to meet officials from the World Food Programme (WFP) this week, to discuss how important children’s nutrition and education are for the country’s economic development.

Created on 2015-07-27 09:01:56
40 WFP Delivers Food To 165,000 Bangladesh Flood Victims After Tropical Cyclone Komen
( WFP Food Issues )

Content by: World Food Programme

DHAKA –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided emergency food assistance to more than 165,000 people in Cox’s Bazar in southeastern Bangladesh, within a week after the area was hit by Tropical Cyclone Komen.

Created on 2015-08-06 14:39:41

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