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FAO,UNICEF e WFP denunciano la crisi alimentare in Sud Sudan

09/02/2016

Il Sud Sudan affronta livelli di insicurezza alimentare senza precedenti, con 2,8 milioni di persone, quasi il 25 per cento della popolazione del paese, che continua ad avere urgente...

by francesco zambelli tagged as right to food
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Africa: Cop21 – Southern Africa’s Food Crisis – From Bad to Worse

14/12/2015

Close to 29 million people in southern Africa are already facing food shortages as a result of this season's poor harvest, but worse could be on the way. Read...

by DanielaLandi
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53% of Deaths Under Five in Nigeria are Due to Malnutrition

04/12/2015

A Consultant Gastroenterologist, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Dr. Olufunke Adeniyi, revealed that over 53 per cent of deaths of children under five years was due to poor nutrition. Read...

by DanielaLandi
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Climate Change Threat To Food Security In Nigeria

02/12/2015

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that climate change poses a threat to food security in Nigeria as extreme events such as flooding and drought are on the increase. Read...

by DanielaLandi
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Globale climate change threatening Zimbawe food

27/11/2015

Climate change is posing a serious threat to food security in Zimbabwe with the country now experiencing regular droughts owing to increased temperatures and reduced rainfall over the years....

by DanielaLandi
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A historical reflection on famine in Ethiopia

26/11/2015

Drought is a natural phenomenon but it is often the reaction of society and governments that creates a famine. This article examines the reactions of past rulers to food...

by DanielaLandi
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Food as a human right: Growing food, By the people, For the people

19/11/2015

The Oranjezicht City Farm Market in Cape Town has gone in four years from being a small volunteer community project to a popular city market pumping R30 million into...

by DanielaLandi
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Tackling Post-harvest Losses Towards Food Security

09/11/2015

Food remains a basic need of man. Interestingly Nigeria is blessed with all it takes to get good harvests – human resources, arable land and massive water source; but...

by DanielaLandi
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Climate Change Vulnerabilities On Food Security In Ghana

09/11/2015

Ghana in the next 35 years i.e. by 2050 like most developing countries would face major food crisis according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)....

by DanielaLandi
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Fortifying a sustainable future

06/11/2015

Food fortification comes in many forms: soy sauce with added iron; vitamin A-fortified cooking oil and sugar; flour enriched with iron, zinc, folate and B vitamins. In the United...

by DanielaLandi
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