There is confusion among many Kenyans as to whether it was wise for the government to lift the ban on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). For a country that is annually plagued by food insecurity occasioned by among other factors, drought which has exposed millions of Kenyans to hunger each year, the myth held by many […]
On the 5th of October 2022, the BBC reported that Somalia is facing a famine resulting from the worst drought in 40 years. The story of one Muslim sister is revealed by reporters, that of Fatima Omar who buried one son from starvation and she had already buried her 3-year-old daughter who died whilst she […]
Ukrainian farmers have 20 million tonnes of grain they cannot get to international markets, and a new harvest is about to begin. What can be done to get the food to people who desperately need it, as prices soar around the world? Ukraine punches far above its weight as a food exporter, contributing 42% of […]
In a joint press release, the World Food Program and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said that humanitarian assistance averted disaster in Afghanistan’s harsh winter months, but hunger persists across the country at all levels. A new analysis shows that about 19.7 million people, representing nearly half of Afghanistan’s population, suffer from acute hunger.
“Five million people are affected by the ongoing water crisis” in north and northeast Syria, the United Nations said Tuesday, October 5, and called for a “multi-sectoral response” worth $251 million to help 3.4 million of the most affected people over the next six months. Only $51 million has been received so far.
On the 27th of August, the BBC uploaded a film investigating the current drought situation gripping Indonesia. It is affecting millions of residents even though there is an abundance of water in the nation. It is reported that supply is not able to meet the demand in the summer months when many natural sources in […]