Nuffield International was a member of the PSM delegation to CFS in 2016. IAFN would like to congratulate Kathryn Stack for being awarded the 2017 Nuffeild International Farming Scholarship.
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Do you have a fundable idea in Food, AgTech or Agriculture that could secure your spot as one of the 50 selected innovators from more than 150 different countries?
The 3rd Future Agro Challenge (FAC) Global Championships will take place this year in Johannesburg, South Africa, from March 12-15, 2017. As the world's leading competition, FAC mobilises local communities all over the world to discover innovative and fundable ventures in Food, AgTech and Agriculture, addressing national, regional and global challenges.
António Guterres was sworn in December 12, 2016, as the ninth and next United Nations Secretary-General. António Guterres pledged to reposition development at the centre of the Organization’s work and ensure that the UN can change to effectively meet the myriad challenges facing the international community.
“The United Nations needs to be nimble, efficient and effective. It must focus more on delivery and less on process; more on people and less on bureaucracy,” said Mr. Guterres after taking the oath of office at a ceremony before the 193-member UN General Assembly.
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SCN NEWS is the peer reviewed publication of the United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN). It is printed and distributed to a readership of 7,500 nutrition professionals, programme managers and policy-makers – 75% of whom reside in developing countries. It is also made available online.