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    Cherrie Atilano named Filipina UN Summit Food Systems Champion

    30 SEPTEMBER 2020, ROME -- The United Nations has named AGREA’s Founding Farmer, President and CEO, Cherrie D. Atilano, as one of the 60 Food Systems Champions: a group that will “help identify and rally communities around the most powerful ways to make our food systems stronger in all regions of the world”. “I am thrilled to be part of the UN Summit Food Systems Champions network. I am proud of being a Filipino farmer. I am excited on what I can share and ...  Read More...

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    Cherrie Atilano named U.N. nutrition ambassador

    Cherrie Atilano, a multi-awarded Filipina agriculture changemaker, was recently appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, to be a high-level ambassador of the UN Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement.Cherrie is a SUN Movement Lead Group member effective this year, until the year 2021. The SUN Movement is successfully catalyzing the fight against malnutrition in 60 countries, including the Philippines. Cherrie leads together with 26 ambassadors across the globe.Secretary-G...  Read More...

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    How agriculture can help achieve the SDGs

    At the heart of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests. ...  Read More...