Food Security

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Name: Food Security
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 7 reports

Somalia: Over one million people in Somalia face acute food insecurity as food crisis worsens

Source: Famine Early Warning System Network, Food Security and Nutrition Analysis UnitCountry: Somalia September 2, 2014, Nairobi/Washington – The gradual recovery and gains made since the end of the famine in 2012 are being lost as poor rains, conflict, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 55 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Could We Run Out of Food? The Food Supply in 2050

Source: ThinkstockWhat will the world look like in 2050? Well, for starters, the world population is expected to surpass 9 billion people — it should reach 9.1 billion, according to a  report by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 9 reports

Ebola Outbreak Risk To Food Security In West Africa – FAO

— Sep 2, 2014 |Food and Agriculture Oganisation (FAO) warned on Tuesday that Ebola outbreak in West Africa was threatening food security and placing harvests at risk.Bukar Tijani, FAO Africa Representative said in Rome that the outbreak had greatly reduced ... [Published Leadership - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Addressing climate change important to increase agricultural productivity: Report

Addis Ababa September 02/2014 The 2014 African Agriculture Status Report (AASR) highlights the importance of addressing climate change to increase agricultural productivity, improve food security and enhance the resilience of farmer’s to climate change ... [Published EthiopianNewsAgency - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

AGRF Calls for New Push for Agricultural Transformation

Addis Ababa September 02/2014 African leaders need to identify investment and act to transform agriculture and ensure that smallholder farmers are prepared for new challenges to African food security posed by climate change, Commissioner to Agricultural ... [Published EthiopianNewsAgency - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

UN calls for urgent efforts to save lives in drought-hit Somalia

The UN top humanitarian chief for Somalia on Tuesday called for concerted efforts to save lives and prevent a free fall in the Horn of Africa nation where more than 1 million face food acute shortages.UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia Philippe Lazzarini ... [Published China.org.cn - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

'Grave concerns' over food shortages in Ebola-hit nations: UN

(10 mins ago)Labor shortages and disrupted cross-border trade caused by the deadly Ebola outbreak have sparked "grave food security concerns'' in the worst-hit countries, the United Nations said on Tuesday.Restrictions on movement in Guinea, Liberia ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 5 reports

World: African Green Revolution Forum to Call for New Push for Agriculture Transformation

Source: International Fund for Agricultural DevelopmentCountry: World African Leaders to Identify Investments and Actions Needed to Ensure Smallholder Farmers are Prepared for New Challenges to African Food Security Posed by Climate Change ADDIS ABABA, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 8 reports

Cut meat consumption to avert climate change

Scientists researching food security and climate change have said that a drastic reduction in meat consumption and food waste are necessary if people hope to stave off the worst effects of climate change.Calling for "Healthier diets" and less waste, which ... [Published Farming Online - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 3 reports

Africa: UN Conference On Small Island Developing States Opens in Samoa

Apia — FAO assists island countries to tackle similar sustainable development challengesA renewed political commitment to tackle the many unique, sustainable development challenges facing the world's small island states, is expected to be the most important ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

World: Moral Hazard - "Mega" Agricultural public-private partnerships threaten livelihoods for African farmers

Source: OxfamCountry: Burkina Faso, Malawi, United Republic of Tanzania, World Large-scale partnerships with the private sector could undermine Africans’ land rights, drive inequality and damage the environment (Addis Ababa) Government policies ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso Food Security Outlook Update - August 2014

Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Burkina Faso The agropastoral north of the country remains Stressed through October Key Messages In spite of the improvement in grazing and watering conditions for livestock and the availability ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 01 2014]

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"With the main harvest now at risk and trade and movements of goods severely restricted, food insecurity is poised to intensify in the weeks and months to come. The situation will have long-lasting impacts on farmers' livelihoods and rural economies" he added. (end)
"The work of this monitoring mechanism should continue even in the post-Ebola period given the negative impact that the epidemic is having on health systems, on economies, and on social ties and community relations."
..." Why must my country, The Solomon Islands be submerged and swallowed up by the sea? " she asked, " just because you richer nations do not want to cut back on your carbon emissions? What have we done to lose our country? I want my own country, I do not want to have to run away from it, incase it is swallowed up by the rising seas." He voice rang out clear and true, and I am sure many in the audience squirmed at her questions...
...country, yet one in six Americans are facing hunger," said Bob Aiken , CEO of Feeding America, the nation's leading hunger-relief organization. "By raising awareness and working together, we can solve hunger."

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West African civil society groups push for ‘ECO... [Published Joy FM - 2 hours ago]
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Somalia: Somalia Acute Food Insecurity Situatio... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 53 mins ago]
Source: Famine Early Warning System Network, Food Security and Nutrition Analysis UnitCountry: Somalia Over one million people in Somalia face acute food insecurity as food crisis worsens ...
Somalia: Over one million people in Somalia fac... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 55 mins ago]
Source: Famine Early Warning System Network, Food Security and Nutrition Analysis UnitCountry: Somalia September 2, 2014, Nairobi/Washington – The gradual recovery and gains made since the end of the famine in 2012 are being lost as poor rains, conflict, ...
Yemen: Yemen: 3W Operational Presence - Food Se... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, Food Security ClusterCountry: Yemen ...
World: Regional UN team supports ongoing effort... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: UN Office for West AfricaCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, World Dakar, 2 September 2014 - Said Djinnit, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for West Africa (SRSG) convened yesterday a meeting ...
Could We Run Out of Food? The Food Supply in 2050 [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 4 hours ago]
Source: Thinkstock What will the world look like in 2050? Well, for starters, the world population is expected to surpass 9 billion people — it should reach 9.1 billion, according to a  report by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization ...
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