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World Hunger Education Service (WHES) Celebrates Antonio Gayoso’s Long Career as Board Member

by WHES Staff August 9, 2022

On July 30th 2020, World Hunger Education Service hosted luncheon to celebrate Antonio Gayoso, a former Board Chair, and Board member for the past 25 years. Antonio retired from the board in January 2022. Among the attendees were Joan Dudic-Gayoso, Dr. Tony Gayoso (Antonio's son), former Board me...

Resilience Book Review: Ending Hunger – The Quest to Feed the World without Destroying It

by August 8, 2022

Anthony Warner's 2022 book "Ending Hunger - the Quest to Feed the World Without Destroying it" (Oneworld Press) attempts to challenge the myths he sees in social discourse in developed countries about how to address world food problems.  Based on his popular blog "the Angr...

WFP’s Chief Economist Comments that World is “Exploding” with Food Insecurity

by Megan Durisin (Bloomberg Business Week) Yahoo Finance May 4, 2022

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 with food insecurity"....

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....

Global Food Crisis Grows as Result of Ongoing War in Ukraine

by Nigel Hunt Reuters/Yahoo.com March 9, 2022

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 continues. ...

Chef Jose Andres on Ukrainian Refugee Food Situation

by Andrea Salcedo MSN/Washington Post March 1, 2022

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....

World Food Programmes Releases Report on Hunger Hotspots

by WFP Staff World Food Programme January 28, 2022

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 the Integrated Food Insecurity Phase Classificati...

JANUARY UPDATE to HUNGER HOTSPOTS ACROSS THE GLOBE

by WHES STAFF January 25, 2022

ETHIOPIA Conflict and Drought The current food crisis will persist in northern Ethiopia, Across the country, over 1.2 million children under 5 years of age require treatment for severe acute malnutrition; In Tigray region, the conflict has impacted over 90 pe...

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