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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs and Agricultural Education in Fight against Hunger

By at October 15, 2015 | 6:07 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs and Agricultural Education in Fight against Hunger

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day. Celebrated each year on October 16, the day was established to bring attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and undernourished while providing an opportunity for a deeper understanding of more...

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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Nonprofit Partnerships as Key to Fighting Hunger

By at October 16, 2014 | 1:31 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Nonprofit Partnerships as Key to Fighting Hunger

(MissionNewswire) More than 805 million people across the world go hungry every day, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Over 70 percent of food insecure people live in rural areas of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Near East. Additionally, two billion people lack the vitamins and minerals needed to live healthy lives, according more...

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UNICEF Marks WORLD FOOD DAY with a Focus on Undernourished Children

By at October 16, 2012 | 11:28 am

UNICEF Marks WORLD FOOD DAY with a Focus on Undernourished Children

(UNICEF) Undernutrition remains a major killer of children under five years of age, contributing to approximately 50 per cent of the more than 10 million child deaths every year, said UNICEF on World Food Day. World Food Day brings attention to the plight of the world's hungry and undernourished and provides an opportunity for a deeper understanding of the complex more...

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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs Around the Globe that Invest in Agriculture for Food Security

By at October 16, 2012 | 10:26 am

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs Around the Globe that Invest in Agriculture for Food Security

(MissionNewswire) Each year, Oct. 16, marks the observance of United Nations World Food Day across the globe. Today, nearly 870 million people around the world are chronically undernourished, or one in eight individuals worldwide, according to a new report published by the United Nations. World Food Day brings attention to the plight of the world's hungry and more...

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WORLD FOOD DAY: UN Focuses on Agricultural Cooperatives to End Global Hunger

By at October 16, 2012 | 10:16 am

WORLD FOOD DAY: UN Focuses on Agricultural Cooperatives to End Global Hunger

(UNITED NATIONS) Amid economic crises, climatic shocks, and high and volatile food prices in a world of plenty where nearly 870 million people still go hungry, the United Nations today marked World Food Day by highlighting agricultural cooperatives as vital weapon in the war on poverty and hunger. “Owned by their members, they can generate employment, alleviate more...

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