Development
Poverty
New York, Nov 23 (JEN): The United Nations Friday launched the International Year of Family Farming (2014) in an effort to highlight the potential family farmers have to eradicate hunger, preserve natural resources and promote sustainable development. more
Job creation can reduce poverty in Africa: Ban

New York, Nov 21 (JEN): Accelerating industrialization in Africa requires a focus on job creation and entrepreneurship, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday, stressing ...

Reducing food loss, waste key to fighting hunger: UN

New York, Oct 22 (JEN): The head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Monday called for innovative thinking to measure and cut global food loss and waste which he sa ...

UN marks Poverty Eradication Day

New York, Oct 18 (JEN): Urging greater support for people struggling to escape poverty and build better lives, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations marked the Internationa ...

Sustainable food systems vital to end hunger: UN

New York, Oct 17 (JEN): Efficient, well-managed and sustainable food systems are essential to end hunger and malnutrition as well as protect the environment, United Nations officials stresse ...

Ban, Stevie Wonder unite to end poverty

New York, Oct 1 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined United Nations Messenger of Peace Stevie Wonder and an audience of an estimated 60,000 people this weekend to rai ...