Category Archives: Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition

‘Qatar taking steps to ensure food security’

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
https://m.gulf-times.com/story/655801/Qatar-taking-steps-to-ensure-food-security QNA/ RomeThursday، 13 February 2020 01:30 AM Qatar is participating in the meetings of the 43rd session of the annual Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), held under the theme “Investing…

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13 new books and reports about the future of food

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By Michael SvobodaTuesday, November 26, 2019https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2019/11/13-new-books-and-reports-about-the-future-of-food/ The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World, by Amanda Little (Penguin Random House 2019, 352 pages, $27.00) Kiss the Ground: How the Food You Eat…

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A New Approach to Building a Food Secure Future: Summary of Findings from the IPCC Report on Land

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REPORT by Emily Weeksfrom Government of the United States of AmericaPublished on 03 Jan 2020https://reliefweb.int/report/world/new-approach-building-food-secure-future-summary-findings-ipcc-report-land The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released its new?Report on Climate Change and Land?and?Summary for Policy Makers. Prepared by over 100…

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Climate Change A Challenge To Food Security

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
KNA January 28, 2020https://www.kenyanews.go.ke/climate-change-a-challenge-to-food-security/By  Joseph  Kamolo A climate outlook forum is underway in Mombasa to raise awareness about the use of climate services and to collectively address climate change adaptation and disaster risk management, in order to…

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How Climate Change contributes to insecurity in Nigeria, other African countries

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February 18, 2020 – https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/top-news/377470-how-climate-change-contributes-to-insecurity-in-nigeria-other-african-countries.html Cape Town — In this allAfrica explainer we delve into the relationship between climate change and conflict on the continent Levels of poverty, economic opportunities, and unemployment are key factors increasing…

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Nigeria, Niger, Chad move to rehabilitate Lake Chad basin

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Published September 15, 2019https://punchng.com/nigeria-niger-chad-move-to-rehabilitate-lake-chad-basin/ Nigeria, Niger and Chad are working on a joint trans-border agroecosystem project aimed at the restoration of livelihoods and rehabilitation of the Lake Chad Basin. Director-General, National Agency for the Great Green Wall,…

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UN reports rising numbers of hungry people worldwide

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Somali woman, Jul 2011 (via Flickr/IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation). 821 million people—one in nine people—are now hungry and over 150 million children are stunted, putting the ‘Zero Hunger’ SDG #2 at risk. ‘New evidence continues…

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