Most Recent Content from: Food & Hunger

  • Article: Panic Buying and Export Bans Could Cause Food Shortages During Coronavirus

    Panic Buying and Export Bans Could Cause Food Shortages During Coronavirus

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 27, 2020

    Supply is not the issue causing potential COVID-19 food scarcity. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Farmers Brace for Second Onslaught of Crop-Devouring Locusts

    Kenyan Farmers Brace for Second Onslaught of Crop-Devouring Locusts

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 26, 2020

    With 3 million Kenyans already facing food shortages, new locust swarms are starting to appear. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Using Ox Ploughs to Tackle Hunger After South Sudan's Civil War

    Women Are Using Ox Ploughs to Tackle Hunger After South Sudan's Civil War

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 20, 2020

    Hunger is a serious issue amid the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, which has displaced millions. Read more

  • Article: This Seed Bank in the Arctic Holds More Than 1 Million Seeds

    This Seed Bank in the Arctic Holds More Than 1 Million Seeds

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 26, 2020

    “It’s really just the tip of the iceberg of a global conservation effort.” Read more

  • Article: This Tech-Savvy Greenhouse Wants to Revitalize America's Coal Country

    This Tech-Savvy Greenhouse Wants to Revitalize America's Coal Country

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 25, 2020

    It also wants to revolutionize agriculture. Read more

  • Article: Millions of People in Haiti Are Struggling to Eat, UN Warns

    Millions of People in Haiti Are Struggling to Eat, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 21, 2020

    Roughly 33% of the population needs immediate food assistance. Read more

  • Article: South Sudan Is Deliberately Starving Civilians, UN Says

    South Sudan Is Deliberately Starving Civilians, UN Says

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 21, 2020

    55% of people in South Sudan are now facing food insecurity. Read more

  • Article: South Sudan Hit by Locust Outbreak Causing Food Shortages in East Africa

    South Sudan Hit by Locust Outbreak Causing Food Shortages in East Africa

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 19, 2020

    More than 2,000 locusts have crossed the country’s border. Read more