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#Food Crisis

# food-crisis - Monday 1 August, 2022

First grain ship leaves Ukrainian port of Odesa
# Food Crisis
# Food Crisis

First grain ship leaves Ukrainian port of Odesa

Aug 1st 2022, 9:02 AM 20,928 Views 41 Comments

It is due to arrive in Lebanon.

# food-crisis - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Ukraine grain deal expected tomorrow as Russian gas flows resume
# Food Crisis
# Food Crisis

Ukraine grain deal expected tomorrow as Russian gas flows resume

Jul 21st 2022, 10:58 PM 19,383 Views 12 Comments

This will be the first major agreement between the warring sides since the invasion began in February.

# food-crisis - Friday 20 May, 2022

US accuses Russia of holding world hostage over food amid Ukraine invasion
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US accuses Russia of holding world hostage over food amid Ukraine invasion

May 20th 2022, 7:29 AM 9,789 Views 10 Comments

Washington called on Russia to allow exports of Ukrainian grain that is held up in Black Sea ports.

# food-crisis - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

May 19th 2022, 9:03 PM 6,560 Views 1 Comment

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity
# United Nations
# United Nations

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity

May 19th 2022, 7:17 AM 5,546 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Guterres said he is “hopeful” a deal will be reached to allow the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports.

# food-crisis - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Helping Ukraine harvest their wheat crop will help mitigate food challenges ahead, says OECD Sec Gen
# Breadbasket Of Europe
# Breadbasket Of Europe

Helping Ukraine harvest their wheat crop will help mitigate food challenges ahead, says OECD Sec Gen

Apr 14th 2022, 3:50 PM 17,236 Views 6 Comments

Ukraine’s agriculture minister thinks they will be in a position to have a seeding program this year.

# food-crisis - Monday 13 April, 2020

Locust swarms in Ethiopia creating food crisis for a million people
# Locusts
# Locusts

Locust swarms in Ethiopia creating food crisis for a million people

Apr 13th 2020, 4:30 PM 85,752 Views 46 Comments

The swarms have damaged half a million acres of cropland.

# food-crisis - Monday 10 September, 2012

Column: Smart farming needed for the future
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Smart farming needed for the future

Sep 10th 2012, 2:20 PM 4,475 Views 18 Comments

Large-scale livestock farming is out of step with food-production needs and the effect of climate change, writes food writer and lecturer Frank Armstrong.

# food-crisis - Saturday 11 August, 2012

6 countries where global food crisis is taking terrible toll
# In Focus
# In Focus

6 countries where global food crisis is taking terrible toll

Aug 11th 2012, 8:45 AM 7,214 Views 9 Comments

There has been an up to 50 per cent increase in the price of staple crops since June alone – these are just some places which are being hit the hardest.

# food-crisis - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Column: ‘Women are digging up anthills for the tiny grains inside’
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# Read Me

Column: ‘Women are digging up anthills for the tiny grains inside’

May 23rd 2012, 7:30 PM 82 Views 27 Comments

Children mine for gold in home-made pits, while parents risk their lives for food – Jim Clarken describes the harrowing scenes as a crisis unfolds in west Africa.

# food-crisis - Monday 20 February, 2012

Ireland gives €5 million in emergency funding to Sahel region
# Food Crisis
# Food Crisis

Ireland gives €5 million in emergency funding to Sahel region

Feb 20th 2012, 11:37 AM 1,688 Views 27 Comments

Ten million people are at risk from a growing food crisis in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria.

# food-crisis - Monday 17 October, 2011

Column: Will GM crops save the world, or just make a lot of money?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will GM crops save the world, or just make a lot of money?

Oct 17th 2011, 7:30 AM 113 Views 35 Comments

Modified seeds are touted as the answer to a growing global population – but they come with sinister consequences, writes Kevin Downey.

# food-crisis - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

UN: Ten children dying each day at Somali refugee camp
# Child Deaths
# Child Deaths

UN: Ten children dying each day at Somali refugee camp

Aug 16th 2011, 5:46 PM 188 Views 5 Comments

Child mortality at a camp in Ethiopia has reached an “alarming” level, according to the UN Refugee Agency.

# food-crisis - Monday 15 August, 2011

WFP investigating serious food aid theft in Somalia
# Somalia
# Somalia

WFP investigating serious food aid theft in Somalia

Aug 15th 2011, 5:10 PM 427 Views 0 Comments

Families at makeshift camps say that once photographers leave, they are forced to hand over their food aid.

All sides to blame in Somali disaster, says human rights group
# Somalia
# Somalia

All sides to blame in Somali disaster, says human rights group

Aug 15th 2011, 11:45 AM 274 Views 1 Comment

In its latest report, Human Rights Watch says that government troops,