#hunger

  • Article: Burkina Faso Facing 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency, UN Warns

    Burkina Faso Facing 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency, UN Warns

    Aug. 19, 2019|Voice of America

    The West African country is suffering from growing hunger, instability, and displacement. Read more

  • Article: Avocados and Coffee Are Increasing the Risk of Global Food Insecurity: Study

    Avocados and Coffee Are Increasing the Risk of Global Food Insecurity: Study

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|July 11, 2019

    Demand in Western countries for these foods is forcing farmers around the world to monocrop. Read more

  • Article: India Remains Far From Achieving Zero Hunger Target, Report Says

    India Remains Far From Achieving Zero Hunger Target, Report Says

    July 1, 2019|Voice of America

    While some progress has been made, malnutrition still poses a threat to ending hunger country-wide. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Activists Say #WeCannotIgnore 1 Million Hungry People

    Kenyan Activists Say #WeCannotIgnore 1 Million Hungry People

    March 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The number of Kenyans in need of food aid has risen by almost 70% to 1.1 million since August. Read more

  • Article: Outbreak of Fall Armyworm Threatens Zimbabwe's Food Security: UN

    Outbreak of Fall Armyworm Threatens Zimbabwe's Food Security: UN

    March 8, 2019|Voice of America

    More than 5 million people in Zimbabwe are already in need of food assistance. Read more

  • Article: 'Community' Refrigerators Aim to Freeze Out Food Waste

    'Community' Refrigerators Aim to Freeze Out Food Waste

    March 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Communal refrigerators often have excess or unsold food that can be given to those in need Read more

  • Article: UN Raises $2.6 Billion for Yemen Crisis — But Needs Billions More

    UN Raises $2.6 Billion for Yemen Crisis — But Needs Billions More

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 27, 2019

    About 80,000 children under the age of 5 have died of starvation. Read more

  • Article: Thousands of Displaced South Sudanese Are 'Suffering' Without Food or Water

    Thousands of Displaced South Sudanese Are 'Suffering' Without Food or Water

    Feb. 15, 2019|Voice of America

    About 6,000 internally displaced people are living under trees on the outskirts of Yei town. Read more