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. May 1, 2022

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 Ukraine has created has become the greatest shock to g...

Hunger in Niger

by WHES March 30, 2022

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 the month of Ramadan, it is sobering to observe the...

UN/WFP – Ukraine Conflict’s Implications for Global Food Security

by World Food Programme WFP.org March 11, 2022

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....

HUNGER HOTSPOTS ACROSS THE GLOBE

by WHES IPCINFO November 28, 2021

This is a view of the most urgent hunger hotspots around the world. The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) used by the United Nations and International Aid Agencies consists of five levels of severity for food insecurity as follows: 1. Minimal - Acceptable 2. Stressed - Alert 3. ...

Conflict in Northern Mozambique emperils food security for 900,000

by Shelly Thakral World Food Programme February 14, 2021

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

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

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

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 effort. ...