#Food Security

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Double Africa’s Food Insecurity, World Food Programme Chief Warns

    COVID-19 Could Double Africa’s Food Insecurity, World Food Programme Chief Warns

    June 1, 2020

    The number of people who are on the verge of starvation has already risen to 135 million. Read more

  • Article: Second Wave of Locusts Threatens Food Security in East Africa

    Second Wave of Locusts Threatens Food Security in East Africa

    By Catherine Caruso|April 13, 2020

    The new swarm is 20 times larger than the first one. Read more

  • Article: Oprah Donates $10 Million Towards COVID-19 Relief Efforts

    Oprah Donates $10 Million Towards COVID-19 Relief Efforts

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 8, 2020

    The money will go towards supporting food banks in the United States. 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 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: 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

  • Article: A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 2, 2019

    Over $7 billion in commitments are set to impact 121 million lives — and it’s already happening. Read more

  • Article: Nearly 2.3M Zambians Face Starvation as a Result of Low Rainfall

    Nearly 2.3M Zambians Face Starvation as a Result of Low Rainfall

    By Mwandwe Chileshe|Sept. 2, 2019

    Zambian singer and Global Citizen nutrition champion Esther Chungu went to see the impact firsthand. Read more