#Food and Hunger

  • 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: Now Is the Time to Step Up Support for Vaccines and Small-Scale Agriculture Funds, Norway Says
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    Now Is the Time to Step Up Support for Vaccines and Small-Scale Agriculture Funds, Norway Says

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 25, 2020

    State Secretary of International Development Aksel Jakobsen shares the country's 2020 goals. Read more

  • Article: This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 19, 2020

    The supercomputer predicts weather conditions that create perfect breeding grounds for locusts. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is a Threat to the Future of Children Worldwide: Report

    Climate Change Is a Threat to the Future of Children Worldwide: Report

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 24, 2020

    Improvements in children’s health have stalled and could potentially even be reversed. 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

  • Article: Swarms of Locusts Are Eating Their Way Through East Africa and Threatening Severe Food Shortages

    Swarms of Locusts Are Eating Their Way Through East Africa and Threatening Severe Food Shortages

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 4, 2020

    A swarm of locusts, in a single day, can eat crops that would feed 2,500 people. Read more