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Africa

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

Africa

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
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Agriculture & Nutrition

New Series by Devex: Future of Food Systems

by DEVEX DEVEX.com

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

February 9, 2021

hunger

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...

Africa

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. ...

United States

This company is solving America's food issues one backyard at a time

February 3, 2021 by Richie Hertzberg The Hill

Love & Carrots lowers our carbon footprint by making sustainable food sources very, very local...

United States

Student-Run Free Grocery Store Helps Feed Town's Hungry

January 26, 2021 by Luis Andres Henao Associated Press

Traditional school stores might offer snacks and knickknacks, school gear and notebooks -- but the one at Linda Tutt High School in Sanger, Texas, has a very different inventory and clientele....

January 21, 2021

Africa

Conflict Has Put Ethiopia's Tigray Region on the Verge of Famine

by TRT News TRT

The on-going conflict in Tigray region has put 4.5 million people in the Ethiopian region of Tigray in need of emergency food aid. ...

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