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WHES Looking for Part Time Consultant to Assist on WebSite

May 12, 2022 by WHES Staff

World Hunger Education Service is looking for a part time consultant to work with us on hunger issues. Consultancy Description & Announcement World Hunger Education Service of Washington, DC, which is engaged in the service ...

May 4, 2022

Agriculture & Nutrition

WFP's Chief Economist Comments that World is "Exploding" with Food Insecurity

by Megan Durisin (Bloomberg Business Week) Yahoo Finance

In an comment on May 4, 2022 about the Global Network Against Food Crises report that Global hunger will increase this coming year; Arif Husain, the Chief Economist for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said the "the world is exploding wi...

May 1, 2022

Conflict and Famine

World Bank Releases New Report on Ukraine War and Global Food Crisis

by The World Bank Group Commodity Markets Outlook: The Impact of the War in Ukraine on Commodity Markets, April 2022. World Bank, Washington, DC.

The World Bank has released a commodity markets report this April on the Impact of the War in Ukraine on World Commodity Markets. In this report, they state that rising oil prices, inflation and the fertilizer scarcity that the war in Ukra...

March 30, 2022

Africa

Hunger in Niger

by WHES

Niger is one of the countries within the Sahel region on the southern border of the great Sahara Desert in West Africa.  Niger rests directly north of Nigeria, and is home to over 24 million people.  As the country enters April which this year is t...

March 11, 2022

Conflict and Famine

UN/WFP - Ukraine Conflict's Implications for Global Food Security

by World Food Programme WFP.org

The United Nations / World Food Programme has created a publication on the food security implications of the Ukraine Conflict and the ramifications for the global food and energy markets....

March 9, 2022

Global

Global Food Crisis Grows as Result of Ongoing War in Ukraine

by Nigel Hunt Reuters/Yahoo.com

Food commodity price rises mirror global energy price rises. Prices for edible oil as well as grains are rising as a result of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. Basic commodities well as fertilizers continue to rise globally as the conflict continue...

March 1, 2022

Agriculture & Nutrition

What War in Ukraine means for World Food Supply

by Michael J. Puma and Megan Konar New York Times

This opinion piece in the New York Times looks into the ramifications of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the ensuing disruption of an agricultural breadbasket of Europe. Since staple grains are the food of the World's poorest, Bangladesh, Sudan ...

March 1, 2022

Global

Chef Jose Andres on Ukrainian Refugee Food Situation

by Andrea Salcedo MSN/Washington Post

Chef Jose Andres of the World Central Kitchen Organization describes his experience on the Ukrainian-Polish border helping refugees fleeing the Russian Invasion of Ukraine....

March 1, 2022

Africa

SAHEL Will Need Help as Famine is Coming

by William Lambers NEWSWEEK Opinion

In this Newsweek Opinion piece, William Lambers reports how 35 million people will have virtually no food to eat in the coming lean season....

January 28, 2022

Global

World Food Programmes Releases Report on Hunger Hotspots

by WFP Staff World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has released a report today which says that Ethiopia, Nigeria, Yemen and South Sudan are the top countries which are at greatest risk of critical food insecurity. Referring to the risk of famine based on...

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