Tag: Food Insecurity

World Bank
World Bank announces up to $30bn to address food insecurity

The World Bank is working with countries on the preparation of $12 billion of new projects for the next 15 months to respond to the food security crisis, according to the statement.

  • Thursday, 19 May 2022
Food insecurity
Conflicts, climate worsen food insecurity in many countries

Rome: Persistent conflicts and extreme weather are currently driving high levels of severe food insecurity, particularly in Southern African and Near East countries, which continue to require humanitarian assistance, said a report issued on Thursday by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation. Some 39 countries, 31 of which are in Africa, seven in Asia and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
food scarcity
Acute Food Insecurity Globally At 5-Yr High: UN Agencies

Rome: Global conflicts, economic crises and extreme weather conditions have pushed the number of people who faced acute food insecurity to 155 million in 2020, the highest figure in five…

  • Thursday, 06 May 2021