Tag Archives: Food shortage

30 August 19

African farmers are using killer chemicals to grow food

Earlier this month, the Route to Food Initiative published a study [PDF] revealing the widespread use of pesticides by Kenyan farmers, using chemicals banned in Europe but approved by the Kenyan Pest Control Products Board. However, this isn’t only a
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18 June 19

South Sudan: More than 60 per cent facing severe hunger

A record number of people in South Sudan are facing severe hunger, according to a joint report from the government and multiple United Nations agencies.

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20 March 19

Kenyans express anger over Turkana ‘starvation’ being ignored

Kenyans on social media have accused their government of ignoring drought victims in the north-western Turkana region following reports that at least 10 people have died of hunger.

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30 May 18

South Sudan: Oxfam calls for urgent aid to avert famine

Oxfam says urgent action is needed to prevent millions of people in South Sudan from being hit by famine.

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06 September 16

East Africa Steps Up Fight Against Crippling Maize Disease

East African nations are making steady progress in the battle against a crippling maize disease that’s ravaging crops in the region.

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