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UN CALLING ASIA: World must stop wasting good food: FAO

One-third of all food produced worldwide is lost or wasted. Credit: FAO

The world cannot afford to squander one third of total agricultural production through food loss and waste, according to a group of agricultural ministers from Europe and Central Asia.  These delegates were in…

11 Apr 2014 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: Domestic observers to play crucial role in Afghan elections

Photo: Fardin Waezi / UNAMA

As Afghans prepare for Presidential and Provincial Council elections, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is highlighting…

4 Apr 2014 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: South Asia faces huge challenges to end open defecation

Sapa, Viet Nam - Rice fields in a hill tribe village.  Kibae Park/UN Photo

South Asia faces huge challenges to end open defecation 2.5 billion people don’t have access to adequate sanitation and…

28 Mar 2014 / Listen /

UNCA: Afghanistan elections "defining moment" in country's history

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If successful, the elections in Afghanistan will help stabilize the country and instil confidence in the future, according to…

21 Mar 2014 / Listen /
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