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Raising Agrifood Yields Is Not Enough to Achieve Global Food Security

Solving Hunger Through Post-Harvest Loss Reduction
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People are still hungry. Despite decades of increasing agricultural yields in less-industrialized regions of the world, in large part thanks to the support from international agencies such as USAID, The Rockefeller Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hunger persists. According to the Famine Early Warning Systems Network, food production over the past five years has generally increased worldwide. We grow enough food to feed the world’s population. Why does food security remain so elusive?

Cisco VIDEO | Global Problem Solving Is Part of Our Culture

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At Cisco, we believe technology has the power to bring communities together and change the world. In fact, we have a goal to positively impact one billion people by 2025 through digital solutions. See how we bring together our resources, people, and the power of our technology to make the world a better place.

Watch our video and learn more about becoming a Global Problem Solver.

Join 3BL Media and General Mills for Free "Business Aligns with SDGs" Webinar June 19

General Mills to share how they incorporate the SDG framework in their CR communications
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Registration is open now to attend “Business Aligns with SDGs: Food for Thought from General Mills.” Attendance is free and open to corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals.

Business Aligns with SDGs: Food for Thought from General Mills

3BL Media SDG Webinar Series Features General Mills, June 19 at 10:30 a.m. ET
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – A leading global food company that celebrated its 150th birthday in 2016 is the first brand to share its work on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a 3BL Media professional development webinar series kicking off June 19 at 10:30 a.m. ET.

How Governments Can Monitor Progress Towards Better Nutrition

Stochastic Impact Evaluation is being used to model the impacts of policies and other decisions about agricultural development on household nutrition.
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Goal 2 of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on governments to "End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture". Each of the 193 countries that adopted the Agenda are faced with their own set of uncertain factors that influence their progress, making it difficult to obtain information to support policy, planning and implementation of practices that will result in better nutrition.

Republic Services Las Vegas Participate in the 'Great Garden Build' Serving Students and Communities

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Republic Services’ Las Vegas employees volunteered to help build student and community gardens as part of an initiative to install 12 gardens in one day. Republic volunteers had a great time working with the students and volunteers at Schofield Middle School and Gehring Elementary School in Las Vegas, NV.

Red Nose Day VIDEO | Alliance Data Is Committed to Ending Child Poverty

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This Red Nose Day and every day in between, Alliance Data associates are committed to ending childhood poverty.

Visit RedNoseDay.org to learn more and get involved.

Click here to watch our video.

New Taskforce Tackles Food Insecurity Within West Virginia’s Senior Community

AARP Foundation, Alderson Broaddus University, The Campus Kitchens Project and Sodexo Launch Rural Hunger Initiative to Begin This Fall
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PHILIPPI, West Va., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Hunger affects all 55 counties and more than 275,000 residents in West Virginia, including seniors. Four organizations — Alderson Broaddus University (ABU), Sodexo, The Campus Kitchens Project, and AARP Foundation — formed a taskforce to address food insecurity within West Virginia’s senior community, and today announced plans to launch a new initiative this fall to fight hunger with opportunities for student involvement. The program is made possible through a grant awarded by AARP Foundation to Alderson Broaddus University.

Smithfield Foods Donates More than 70,000 Pounds of Protein to Food Banks Across America

Smith’s Food and Drug Joins Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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This week, Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with Smith’s Food and Drug to donate more than 35,000 pounds of protein to Utah Food Bank. Smithfield also contributed nearly 35,000 pounds of protein to the Maryland Food Bank. Smithfield’s contributions are part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Now in the program’s 10th year, Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure.

Using Technology to Sustainably Manage Fisheries in Asia-Pacific

Enhancing ecosystem productivity and restoring profitability of fisheries in eight key marine biodiversity areas in the Philippines
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The fisheries sector is vital to the economy of the Philippines, particularly for the population whose livelihoods depend on small-scale fisheries. Excessive and unsustainable fishing, population growth, uncontrolled development, and the effects of climate change have degraded fish populations in recent decades.

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