Content tagged with Food Security

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Make Hunger History For Just 40 Cents a Click

Three years ago, Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, launched the Zero Hunger Challenge. Since then, numerous initiatives have been set up that together represent a unique global movement to end hunger. Now the UN's World Food Programm (WFP) has come up with yet another way to encourage even more people to get involved: a simple app. Read on

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A New Force Behind Farming

Mobile communication technology has evolved so quickly and become one of the world’s most common way of transmitting information. In Sub-Saharan Africa there are more than 650 million people subscribed to mobile services. Imagine - how does a smallholder farmer in Africa gets updates on market trends, advice on farming technologies, interesting know-how and even weather condition? Read on