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Food vouchers for sustainable UK food 'could replace farmers' EU benefits'

A scheme that provides poor families with vouchers to buy sustainably-produced nutritious food could help farmers and the environment after Brexit, it has been suggested.

Schools and hospitals could also buy food certified by a …

Women hold the key to building a world free from hunger and poverty

Photo: ©FAO/Farooq Naeem

Women in Pakistan build their knowledge and skills at an FAO-supported rural livelihoods school.

16 December 2016, Rome - Achieving gender equality and empowering women is not only the right thing to do but is …

Text adopted – Global goals and EU commitments on nutrition and food security in the world – P8_TA(2016)0375 – Wednesday, 5 October 2016 – Strasbourg – Final edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948, in particular Article 25 thereof, which recognises the right to food as part of the right to an adequate standard …

General Assembly Adopts 10 Resolutions Encouraging Stronger Ties between Regional Organizations, United Nations to Address Global Challenges

The General Assembly this morning adopted 10 resolutions, nine of them without a vote, encouraging deeper cooperation between the United Nations and various regional organizations to address emerging challenges in sustainable development, fighting terrorism and …

Motion for a resolution on access to energy in developing countries – B8-2016-1227

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular SDG 7 on access to energy and SDGs 12 and 13 on sustainable consumption and production and on climate change, …

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