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The Global FoodBanking Network named official partner of SAVE FOOD Initiative and contributes directly to the UN's Zero Hunger Challenge
March 5 2013 The Global FoodBanking Network is pleased and honored to announce that we have been named an official partner of SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Losses and Food Waste Reduction of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and various other partners.
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A Summary of Network Activities around World Food Day
23 October 2012 GFN and our member networks rallied around World Food Day (October 16), leveraging the annual United Nations-designated occasion to create greater awareness of world hunger and the importance of food banking as a solution.
Rotary International and The Global FoodBanking
Network Partner to Alleviate Hunger
5 June 2012 - Rotary International and The Global FoodBanking Network, an international organization whose mission is to alleviate global hunger, jointly announced a service partnership to combine resources to combat the issues of hunger and food insecurity through food banking. Read More >>
Collaboration between the Egyptian Food Bank (Cairo, Egypt) and The Global FoodBanking Network (Chicago, Illinois)
29 February 2012 The Egyptian Food Bank (or EFB) and The Global FoodBanking Network (or GFN) jointly announced a collaboration today. EFB and GFN share the charitable mission of combating issues of hunger and food insecurity through foodbanking. To advance their shared mission, the two organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding that provides a framework for their collaboration in promoting and developing foodbanking in mutually selected projects in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Implementation of the memorandum of understanding is subject to the approval of the Eqyptian Ministry of Social Affairs. Read More >>
Food Bank Leaders Gather in San Antonio to Fight Hunger and Malnutrition
23 February 2012 Food bank representatives from more than 25 countries spanning Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia will gather and be inspired to fight global hunger at the 6th annual H-E-B/GFN Food Bank Leadership Institute. The Institute will be held at the San Antonio Food Bank from February 27 to March 2.
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GFN President Jeffrey Klein Interviewed on Food Price Volatility in 2012
8 February 2012 TheTelegraph in Ecuador interviewed GFN President Jeffrey Klein on his thoughts regarding the impact of the volatility of food prices on those struggling with food insecurity. His response was that "This will have a devastating impact on more than half of the world's population that are living on less than $ 2 a day."
GFN Vice President of Network Development, Chris Rebstock, and Food Bank Leadership Institute Alumni Maya Kalcheva Talk about Food Bank Development on NOVA TV in Bulgaria on June 6, 2011
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