Development
Food
New York, Mar 15 (Just Earth News): An estimated 17 million people in Yemen are hungry, according to analysis released on Wednesday by the United Nations and humanitarian partners, up more than 20 per cent in the past nine months. more
Yemen on brink of famine, warns UN food relief agency chief, appealing for resources and access

New York, Mar 14 (Just Earth News): Unless the international community provides additional resources and authorities in Yemen allow aid workers access to hungry people, families in some of t ...

UN agriculture agency warns of water scarcity in North Africa and Near East

New York, Mar 10 (Just Earth News): Accessible fresh water in North Africa and the Middle East has fallen by two-thirds over the past 40 years, posing a huge challenge requiring “an ur ...

New UN supply chain system to slash delays, save lives in large-scale health crises

New York, Mar 9 (Just Earth News): In collaboration with partners and as a part of a global supply chain network, the United Nations emergency food relief agency has set about developing the ...

Hunger persists in chronic conflict zones despite strong global harvests – UN

New York, Mar 3 (Just Earth News): Despite robust food supply conditions, droughts are worsening food security across swathes of East Africa, and access to food has been dramatically reduced ...

Tackling hunger crises in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen requires $4.4 billion – UN

Tackling hunger crises in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen requires $4.4 billion – UN

Business-as-usual not an option with future global food security in jeopardy, cautions UN agency

New York, Feb 23 (Just Earth News): Warning that diminishing natural resources and a changing climate have put humankind’s future ability to feed itself “in jeopardy,” the ...

Critical food aid shortages hit Africa's refugees hard, UN warns

New York, Feb 21 (Just Earth News): Across Africa, some two million refugees are facing critical shortages in food assistance, the United Nations warned on Monday.

UN emergency food agency to feed some 220,000 people in conflict-affected Ukraine

New York, Feb 16(Just Earth News): Access to food is becoming harder in eastern Ukraine as prices are outpacing incomes, the United Nations emergency food agency on Wednesday said, warning t ...

IFAD and Indonesia sign historic financial agreement to improve food security for smallholder farmers

Rome, Feb 14 (Just Earth News) The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Indonesia signed a financial agreement Monday to fund a rural development pro ...