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The potato is a staple of the local diet in Colombia. Government meal programs include yellow potatoes twice a week and white potatoes three times a week. In Nariño 25% of children under five years of age suffer from iron and zinc deficiency. The...
Zero Hidden Hunger: From Nariño to Colombia Cultivating fish for better livelihoods in BoliviaImproving governance in fisheries and fish farming in the Bolivian Amazon basinInformation Lives of the Poor: Fighting poverty with technologyChina’s next economic plan focuses on people

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​Fish are an important source of protein, micronutrients, and fatty acids, and have great potential to improve food security and rural livelihoods. Bolivia, a country without access to the sea, has one of the lowest rates of fish consumption in the...
Zero Hidden Hunger: From Nariño to Colombia Cultivating fish for better livelihoods in BoliviaImproving governance in fisheries and fish farming in the Bolivian Amazon basinInformation Lives of the Poor: Fighting poverty with technologyChina’s next economic plan focuses on people

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​Rural and peri-urban areas of the Bolivian Amazon basin are known for high levels of food insecurity and poverty.  But the high nutritional value of Amazon fish can make a significant contribution to food security and the local economy. In 2011, a...
Zero Hidden Hunger: From Nariño to Colombia Cultivating fish for better livelihoods in Bolivia Improving governance in fisheries and fish farming in the Bolivian Amazon basinInformation Lives of the Poor: Fighting poverty with technologyChina’s next economic plan focuses on people

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A robust network of researchers in Africa, Asia, and Latin America has delved down to the household level to better understand the changes brought about by increased access to information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the developing...
Zero Hidden Hunger: From Nariño to Colombia Cultivating fish for better livelihoods in BoliviaImproving governance in fisheries and fish farming in the Bolivian Amazon basin Information Lives of the Poor: Fighting poverty with technologyChina’s next economic plan focuses on people

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As its economic growth rate slows, China also faces a widening rural-urban divide and increasing income inequality. To confront these challenges and prepare for the next planning cycle, China’s top economic planning agency invited the Asian...
Zero Hidden Hunger: From Nariño to Colombia Cultivating fish for better livelihoods in BoliviaImproving governance in fisheries and fish farming in the Bolivian Amazon basinInformation Lives of the Poor: Fighting poverty with technology China’s next economic plan focuses on people
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