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  • 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: 113 Million People Lack Food Due to Climate Change and Conflict: UN

    113 Million People Lack Food Due to Climate Change and Conflict: UN

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|April 2, 2019

    A new report warns that, at this rate, the situation will only worsen. Read more

  • Article: Leading Kenyan Scientist Says This Is What Africa Needs to Do to End Hunger

    Leading Kenyan Scientist Says This Is What Africa Needs to Do to End Hunger

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 19, 2019

    More than 243 million people are undernourished. Read more

  • Article: Wars Are Getting Longer, Trapping People in Starvation: Report

    Wars Are Getting Longer, Trapping People in Starvation: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 29, 2019

    “These are real people experiencing rates of hunger that are simply unacceptable.” Read more

  • Article: Nearly 50 Million Tons of Fish Are Wasted Every Year: UN

    Nearly 50 Million Tons of Fish Are Wasted Every Year: UN

    By Joe McCarthy|July 9, 2018

    More than 27% of all captured fish is either thrown away or rots on decks before it's sold. Read more

  • Article: On World Food Day, Pope Francis Says Link Between Climate Change and Hunger Is Undeniable

    On World Food Day, Pope Francis Says Link Between Climate Change and Hunger Is Undeniable

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 16, 2017

    The Catholic leader says simply “pitying” the world’s poor is not enough. Read more

  • Article: Famine Is on the Rise Around the World — and Climate Change Is to Blame

    Famine Is on the Rise Around the World — and Climate Change Is to Blame

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 3, 2017

    Almost 20M are facing starvation due to fighting & drought in South Sudan, Nigeria, and Somalia. Read more

  • Article: This Tiny Worm Is Completely Destroying Fields of Crops in Angola

    This Tiny Worm Is Completely Destroying Fields of Crops in Angola

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 28, 2017

    Armyworm spread has undermined hopes for a better harvest this year. Read more