On Easter, Pope calls for end to war, condemns waste exacerbating hunger

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On Easter, Pope calls for end to war, condemns waste exacerbating hunger

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to deliver the Urbi et Orbi (to the city and the world) benediction at the end of the Easter Mass in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican April 20, 2014.

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Energy needs curb Eastern EU hunger for Russian sanctions

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Energy needs curb Eastern EU hunger for Russian sanctions

The European Union’s eastern members, once united in their opposition to Soviet rule, are now split over how to respond to Vladimir Putin’s Ukrainian incursion.

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Policy supports extremely poor communes

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VGP - The Government’s poverty reduction program (known as Program 135) will assist 2,331 communes in 49 cities and provinces nationwide to escape from scarcity and hunger.

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Oxfam offers preferential, unsecured loans to social enterprises

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The international humanitarian organization, Oxfam, will provide preferential and unsecured loans to enterprises in Vietnam to promote trade.

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UN Under Secretary General: VN realises MDGs

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UN Under Secretary General: VN realises MDGs

VGP - During a March 31 meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh in Ha Noi, United Nations Under Secretary GeneralPhumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka congratulated Viet Nam on its achievements in realizing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), particularly in hunger eradication, poverty reduction and gender equality.

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Climate change boosts conflict risk, hunger: UN panel

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Climate change boosts conflict risk, hunger: UN panel

Soaring carbon emissions will amplify the risk of conflict, hunger, floods and migration this century, the UN's expert panel said Monday in a landmark report on the impact of climate change.

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Gia Lai celebrates national tourism year

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Gia Lai celebrates national tourism year

A string of activities was held in Pleiku city, the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai , on March 15-16 in response to the “2014 Central Highlands-Da Lat National Tourism Year.”

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Celebrating Central Highlands Tourism Year

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Celebrating Central Highlands Tourism Year

(VOV) - A wide range of activities have been held over the past two days in the central highlands province of Gia Lai’s Pleiku city in response to the Central Highland National Tourism Year.

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Damascus ceasefires bring respite but no end to conflict

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Overwhelmed by hunger and outgunned by their enemy, Syrian rebels in the Damascus suburb of Barzeh finally bowed to the inevitable and agreed a ceasefire with President Bashar al-Assad's forces besieging them.

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FAO warns food shortages in Asia-Pacific

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FAO warns food shortages in Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific countries must increase food production by mid-century, or face food shortages and chronic hunger, warned the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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44 workers hospitalized due to hunger

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44 workers hospitalized due to hunger

VietNamNet Bridge – The authorities have identified that 44 workers in Hau Giang province, were hospitalized on March 1 not because of food poisoning but hunger, leading to hypoglycemia and calcium reduction.

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Minister pledges more ODA investment for agriculture

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Minister pledges more ODA investment for agriculture

VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh has confirmed to Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper that the Government and donors will provide more official development assistance (ODA) loans to the agriculture sector.

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44 new rice varieties released in Asia and Africa last year

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44 new rice varieties released in Asia and Africa last year

VietNamNet Bridge - In 2013, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and its partners released 44 new and improved rice varieties, continuing the decades-long mission of using rice science to reduce hunger.

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Minister pledges more ODA investment for agriculture

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Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh has confirmed to Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper that the Government and donors will provide more official development assistance (ODA) loans to the agriculture sector.

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Increased ODA investment pledged for agriculture sector

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh confirmed to Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) that the Government and donors will provide more official development assistance (ODA) loans to the agriculture sector.

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