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Content related to: food security, nutrition, food safety, food storage, consumption
Food insecurity ranges from hunger through fear of starvation to extreme famine, and can be either chronic or transitory. Despite food production increases in past decades, there are over 800 million people worldwide who are chronically hungry, and up to 2 billion people lacking food security.

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How Cross-Sectoral Partnerships Help Smallholders Deliver a More Food Secure Future
A multi-stakeholder discussion to determine which partnership models work and where challenges remain. Organizers -CBI -IFAD -CropLife International -Ministy of Agriculture and Irrigation, Myanmar Abstract The world’s 500 million smallholder farmers will play a major part in delivering a more food secure future. However they face a variety of existential...
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From Hopeless to Hopeful
The Story of Hamar Gul Hamar Gul, her husband Mohammed Esa, and their five young children were poor but were content and coping with the income of Mohammed, who was a stone miner in Badakhshan. One fateful day three years ago, Mohammed said goodbye to his wife and kids with a smile before heading off to his day job. An expert at stone extraction, Mohammed was hammering out a stone...
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Overcoming tragedy upon tragedy: A widow finds the means to care for her orphaned grandchildren
THE STORY OF HAFIZA  First, Hafiza lost her husband to a fatal illness. Not long after the tragedy of his passing, her widow daughter died leaving Hafiza the responsibility of earning a living to bring up her own grandchildren. Her situation was dire, but thanks to TUP, she now has a regular source of income. After her husband Amruddin was diagnosed with a fatal disease, Hafiza...
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IFAD NEPAL KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2014 - BRIEF REPORT
Our concerted effort for agricultural development; Along with the stories, hopes and experiences of farmers IFAD NEPAL KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2014 - BRIEF REPORT Kaushal Shrestha    The first IFAD Nepal Knowledge Event was held on a rainy October 13 afternoon, in Kathmandu, in the presence of almost 100 participants, including Mr. Jaya Mukunda Khanal, respected Secretary at...
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Hidden Stories of the Hidden Himalayas
ECS Nepal | , March 2013 Humla? Do you know it is the most rural part of Nepal? Humla? 2900 meters above sea level! You are going to freeze to death! Humla? Make sure you pack loads of food! People are starving there and you might as well. Humla? Now you’ll see the “real” Nepal! Humla? I just read news about salt shortage there. With all these warnings,...
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