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New York, Nov 17(Just Earth News): Adverse climatic conditions, a sluggish global economy and conflicts are key factors driving food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations agriculture agency said on Thursday. more
Unhealthy diets could undo progress on food security in Asia-Pacific, warns UN report

New York, Nov 11(Just Earth News): Urgent action is needed to tackle malnutrition and promote consumption of healthier foods in the Asia-Pacific region – home to most of the world’s unde ...

Yemen facing largest famine the world has seen for decades, warns UN aid chief

New York, Nov 9(Just Earth News): Yemen will be gripped by famine – one the likes of which the world has not seen in years – if the blockade on basic supplies into the country imposed by ...

UN agriculture agency launches handbook to improve safety in banana farming sector

New York, Nov 9(Just Earth News): The United Nations agriculture agency and the Government of Ecuador launched Wednesday a practical guide for workers in the banana sector – the most expor ...

Harvest season provides meagre respite to South Sudan’s ongoing hunger crisis

New York, Nov 7(Just Earth News): The current harvest season has not brought enough food to end the hunger crisis in South Sudan, as conflict persists in most of the African country and hype ...

Cities and local policies key to overcome hunger, stresses head of UN agency

New York, Oct 20(Just Earth News): Highlighting the potential of cities to address malnutrition, the head of the United Nations food security agency has called for innovative partnerships be ...

Latin America and Caribbean falling off ‘zero hunger’ path towards 2030 – UN report

New York, Oct 12(Just Earth News): The total number of persons that suffer from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean has increased, reversing decades of progress, even as overweight and ...

Vegetable oils lift food prices in September; cereal prices down on bumper crop prospects

New York, Oct 6(Just Earth News): Global food prices rose slightly in September, as firmer prices of vegetable oils and dairy products offset declining prices for staple cereal grains, the U ...

Global hunger rising again, driven by conflict and climate change – UN report

New York, Sept 15(Just Earth News): The number of people hungry around the world is up for the first time in more than a decade, says a new United Nations report issued on Friday, pointing t ...

Global food prices fall in August as cereal output heads for record high – UN

New York, Sept 7(Just Earth News): Global food prices dipped in August, mainly as the prospect of bumper cereal harvests pushed up expectations for larger grain inventories, the United Natio ...