African Union President, Senegalese President Macky Sall said in statements to Radio France International that Africa will face a very serious famine, if wheat exports from Ukraine to the continent are not resumed. Sall said, during his statements that the famine “may destabilize the continent.” Referring to his meeting last week with Russian President Putin […]
The authorities in North Darfur launched an investigation into the death of two children from starvation in one of the districts of El Fasher, the state capital, two days ago. In a statement from Save the Children on Wednesday claimed it “is urgently calling on the international community to prioritize the humanitarian response in Sudan […]
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.
The joint report between the ILO and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), “Children’s Labour: 2020 Global Assessments, Trends and the Road Forward” – which was released on the eve of the World Day Against Child Labor on 12 June 2021- reported an increase in child labor around the world to 160 million children, an […]
The Global Hunger Report gives Kenya a score of 23.7, which lists it among 40 countries with a serious risk of hunger. The scores range between 0-100, with countries with lower figures having low levels of hunger. By that score, Kenya, and much of the world is behind the aspiration to eradicate hunger by 2030, […]