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10.01.00 – FOOD AND NUTRITION

WHO / SUGAR INTAKE

The World Health Organization issued a new guidance recommending adults and children to reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their total energy intake. WHO

4 Mar 2015 | Read More »

WFP / NIGERIAN REFUGEES

Violence by armed groups in Northern Nigeria is causing large numbers of people to flee into neighboring countries, straining already stretched communities and services in poor areas of Cameroon, Chad and Niger. WFP

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / FOOD SECURITY

A new United Nations report revealed that roughly 731,000 people in Somalia face acute food insecurity. A further 2.3 million people risk sliding into acute food insecurity in 2015. UNSOM

30 Jan 2015 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / LOCUST CRISIS

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization calls for urgent funds to address the ongoing threat posed to food security and nutrition. FAO

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

WFP / EBOLA WOMEN

Supporting the medical response to stop the spread of Ebola, that has killed more than 5,100 people, The World Food Programme (WFP) is focusing on meeting the basic food and nutrition needs of affected families and communities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. WFP

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

FAO / #ICN2 NUTRITION

A senior Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) official said today that the International Conference on Nutrition held in Rome was "a milestone in the global effort to end hunger and malnutrition." FAO

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / NUTRITION OBESITY

A UN spokesperson said ministers and top officials from over 170 countries endorsed today  the political Declaration and Framework for Action to tackle hunger and obesity at the Second International Conference on Nutrition that just opened in Rome. UNIFEED-UNTV

19 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA FOOD AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) in Sierra Leone distributes food rations to Ebola survivors when they are discharged from the treatment centers – including the families of people infected with Ebola who are in treatment, deceased, or recovering. According to World Health Organization (WHO) there is some evidence that case incidence is no longer increasing nationally [...]

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

WEST AFRICA / EBOLA QUARANTINE AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) has begun organizing food distributions to Ebola quarantine areas in Liberia at the request of the government. The aim of the distributions in quarantined areas is to stabilize families by giving them enough to eat so that they do not leave their homes to look for food. WFP

30 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA FOOD SECURITY

The Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone is impacting food security in the country as the economy slows down due to the threat of spreading the virus. Markets are suffering and the availability of goods and food stuffs is shrinking. UNDP

20 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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