Zero Hunger Challenge Antigua and Barbuda

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José Graziano da Silva meets the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Winston Baldwin Spencer:

From left to right: Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Raúl Benítez; FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva; Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Winston Baldwin Spencer; Minister of Agriculture, Hilson Baptiste.

Videos:

Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary-General Video Message: Zero Hunger Challenge

Closing the gap between men and women in agriculture (FAO)

Agriculture's great challenges: improving productivity and competitiveness (IICA)

Subscribers:

FAO IICA Government of Antigua and Barbuda Iniciativa América Latina y Caribe Sin Hambre 2025 - IALCSH Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Pan American Health Organization World Food Programme
     

Featured document:

Zero Hunger Challenge Antigua & Barbuda Proposed Plan of Action 2013-2014

This Plan of Action 2013-2014 has been jointly prepared by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and collaborating agencies (FAO, IICA, PAHO, PMA, ECLAC), in the framework of the Hunger-Free Latin America and the Caribbean Initiative.

The Plan of Action is aligned with the recently approved Food and Nutrition Security Policy for Antigua and Barbuda, and with the National Economic and Social Transformation Plan (NEST), proposing concrete actions towards the eradication of hunger and extreme poverty in the country.
14 December 2012

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News:

Significant progress in the implementation of the Zero Hunger Challenge in Antigua & Barbuda

Government of Antigua and Barbuda advances in the construction of 500 family gardens, improvements to school nutrition and nutritional education.
30 May 2013

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MDG hunger target still within reach

If countries step up their efforts to reduce hunger, the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of hungry people by 2015 can still be reached, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told the opening session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS).
14 December 2012

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FAO, IICA, WFP, ECLAC and PAHO join to eradicate hunger in Antigua and Barbuda in the next two years

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO, Antigua and Barbuda has a population of 90 000 people of whom 20 % suffer malnutrition and poverty. Raul Benitez, FAO's Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, said that: "It is possible to end hunger and extreme poverty in Antigua and Barbuda in a period of two years to the extent that all stakeholders join us in the pursuit of this goal".
28 November 2012

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