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Normal Borlaug
March 28, 2021

Books & Media Reviews

Documentary Looks Back at Norman Borlaug's Career

A recent documentary available from the Public Broadcast System (PBS) and WGBH "The Man Who Tried to Feed the World" (...


World Food Prize Laureates Appeal for Greater US Leadership to End World Hunger

February 25, 2021 by Lawrence Haddad World Food Prize Laureates,

Lawrence Haddad, who shared last year's World Food Price with David Nabarro appeals to the United States to lead in ending World Hunger and Malnutrition with Four Calls to Action. 1) Re-establish American leadership to end global hunger and malnutrit...

February 25, 2021

Agriculture & Nutrition

What About CORONA Virus and Food Safety?

by Lucia Anelich, Jeffrey M. Farber, Ryk Lues, and Valeria R. Perriera The Conversation

An interesting assessment of SARS-CoV-2 Virus and food safety....


Conflict in Northern Mozambique emperils food security for 900,000

February 14, 2021 by Shelly Thakral World Food Programme

The escalating violence in the northern provinces of Mozambique has put 900,000 in a food insecure situation....

Conflict and Famine

UN Sanctions Report Accuses Yemeni Government and Houthi Opposition of Corruption.

February 14, 2021 by TRT News www.trtnews.com

In January 2021, an UN Independent Sanctions Monitor Report accuses the Government of Yemen of laundering money in 2018 meant for food commodities, and the Houthi-controlled areas of diverting money meant for basic services in 2019 toward their war e...

February 14, 2021


United Nations Warns 400,000 Yemeni Children at Risk of Starvation

by WHO,UNICEF,FAO and WFP www.who.int

The World Health Organization warned on 12 February, that 400,000 children were at risk of starvation in 2021. This was information from a UN report that indicated that 2.3 million children under 5 years of age would suffer from acute malnutrition w...

February 10, 2021
Photo by Elizabeth Whelan

Agriculture & Nutrition

New Series by Devex: Future of Food Systems


Please find the Future of Food Systems series by DEVEX, international development social media platform. ...

February 9, 2021


People Still Die from Hunger Whether We Call it a Famine

by Abdullahi Khalif thenewhumanitarian.org

An important discussion on hunger, mortality and the International Humanitarian Community's definition of famine....

February 9, 2021

Agriculture & Nutrition

United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021

by United Nations UN

The United Nations will host a Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) in 2021 - in September or October. This Summit will be unique in that it will be open to everyone to participate (as a virtual summit). The Summit's purpose is to raise awareness and elevat...


World Food Programme Makes Agreement with Ethiopia to Access Tigray

February 8, 2021 by Al Jazeera News Agency Al Jazeera

Amidst fears of an humanitarian catastrophe, the World Food Programme (WFP) announced it has reached an agreement with the Government of Ethiopia to access the conflicted region of Tigray with food assistance. ...

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