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FAO and Thomson Reuters Foundation to launch online food security service

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The Thomson Reuters Foundation is teaming up with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to improve global information and awareness on hunger and food-related issues.

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The cooperation includes food production, food security, food waste, agriculture, land use, and malnutrition.

An agreement signed by FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva and the Thomson Reuters Foundation Editor-in-Chief Belinda Goldsmith outlines a number of joint activities to be undertaken by the Organization and the Foundation’s global team of journalists covering humanitarian issues, women’s rights, human trafficking, the human impact of climate change and corruption.

The agreement foresees the creation of a new section on trust.org, the Thomson Reuters Foundation portal, entirely dedicated to delivering news content on hunger and food issues to be launched next fall. Stories will be produced and sourced by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and made available for free usage worldwide in order to spread information on food security as widely as possible.

Topics to be covered will include food production, food security and safety, food waste, agriculture and land use, under nutrition and malnutrition, and food affordability among others.


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