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Save Food Campaign Asia-Pacific Kicked Off

On August 27th, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative Hiroyuki Konuma launched a new initiative aimed to curb food loss and food waste in the Asia-Pacific region. The campaign began with a two day High-Level Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Food Loss and Food Waste, which will study causes and report suggestions for action steps. http://www.trust.org/item/20130828104350-qadil/  

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United Nations Launches Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific

On April 29, the United Nations launched the Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific, where nearly two-thirds of the world’s chronically hungry people live. The Zero Hunger Challenge has five objectives, and one is the reduction of postharvest loss. http://www.unescap.org/news/united-nations-launches-zero-hunger-challenge-asia-and-pacific

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Russia Seeks ‘Foothold’ in Asian Wheat Market to Rival U.S.

Russia is planning to create a “Far East grain corridor” to compete with US and Australian grain production as part of its goal to become the world’s third largest wheat shipper. The Russian Grain Union is hosting a conference to “attract interest to the agro-industrial sector of Siberia and Far East, modernization of storage, processing […]

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Towards Improved Information and Knowledge Management in Agriculture

This blog analyzes Papua New Guinea’s agricultural sector in several posts, providing information on workshops and political influences on the state of agriculture. http://malumnalu.blogspot.com/2011/11/towards-improved-information-and.html

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