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World - Africa
11/11/2022 1:57:04 PM
Ethiopia's lead negotiator in ongoing peace talks asserted Friday that 70% of the country's northern Tigray region is now under military control and aid deliveries have resumed to the area, but there is no immediate confirmation from aid workers or Tigray spokesmen.

COP27 - Climate change
10/22/2022 10:18:25 AM
Ocheiga Enoch isn't expecting much of a rice harvest from north-central Nigeria after floodwaters submerged his fields and those of so many other farmers this season.

World - International
9/23/2022 4:05:33 PM
The U.N. food chief warned Thursday that the world is facing ``a perfect storm on top of a perfect storm'' and urged donors, particularly Gulf nations and billionaires, to give a few days of profits to tackle a crisis with the fertilizer supply right now and prevent widespread food shortages next year.

World - International
9/11/2022 2:58:42 PM
Two more U.S. military planes loaded with tons of aid for Pakistanis affected by flooding from deadly monsoon rains landed Sunday in southern Sindh province, one of the worst-affected regions in the impoverished country.

World - Africa
9/8/2022 4:15:55 PM
Renewed clashes in northern Ethiopia have forced desperately needed aid deliveries to a halt in Tigray, the United Nations said, exacerbating a humanitarian crisis triggered by the nearly two-year war between pro-government forces and Tigrayan rebels.

Business - Economy
9/6/2022 6:04:23 PM
Afreximbank and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP Egypt) have discussed cooperation in Smart Agriculture, Green Energy, Value Chain, Financial Inclusion and Impact Investment.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/20/2022 12:25:53 PM
The United States is stepping up to buy about 150,000 metric tons of grain from Ukraine in the next few weeks for an upcoming shipment of food aid from ports no longer blockaded by war, the World Food Program chief has told The Associated Press.

World - Africa
8/14/2022 5:12:52 PM
The first UN-chartered vessel set to transport grain from Ukraine under a deal to relieve a global food crisis was loaded with 23,000 tonnes of wheat on Sunday and is ready to depart, Kyiv announced.

World - International
7/29/2022 3:24:45 PM
The World Bank said Friday it would not offer new funding to Sri Lanka unless the bankrupt island nation carried out "deep structural reforms" to stabilise its crashing economy.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/16/2022 3:20:26 PM
A two-day meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 major economies ended Saturday in Indonesia without a joint communique after Russia's war in Ukraine divided the global forum.

World - International
7/6/2022 7:32:08 PM
World hunger rose in 2021, with around 2.3 billion people facing moderate or severe difficulty obtaining enough to eat -- and that was before the Ukraine war, which has sparked increases in the cost of grain, fertilizer and energy, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday.

Life & Style - Food
5/24/2022 10:47:43 PM
The UN’s World Food Program(WFP) published a first-of-its-kind cookbook, titled “Empowering Women through Cooking,” that combines recipes with personal narratives of empowerment.

World - Africa
5/20/2022 2:00:43 PM
The U.N. is warning that 18 million people in Africa's Sahel region face severe hunger in the next three months, citing the impacts of Russia's war in Ukraine, the coronavirus pandemic, climate-induced shocks and rising costs.

World - Africa
4/29/2022 5:51:15 PM
Ethiopia on Friday rejected as "lies" claims of withdrawal by Tigrayan rebels from a region neighbouring war-wracked Tigray and accused them of trying to "impede" the delivery of aid.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/8/2022 1:48:51 PM
Prices for food commodities like grains and vegetable oils reached their highest levels ever last month largely because of Russia's war in Ukraine and the "massive supply disruptions'' it is causing, threatening millions of people in Africa, the Middle East elsewhere with hunger and malnourishment, the United Nations said Friday.

World - Region
2/20/2022 11:33:01 AM
The UN's food aid arm, the World Food Programme, says it is being forced to cut rations to millions of starving people in war-ravaged Yemen in order to feed those starving to death there.

World - Africa
2/15/2022 3:32:46 PM
The WHO has delivered medical supplies to Ethiopia's troubled Tigray region for the first time since July -- but cannot get the fuel needed to distribute the aid, it said Tuesday.

World - Africa
1/14/2022 2:47:58 PM
At least 108 civilians have been killed this month in a series of airstrikes in the war-torn northern Tigray region of Ethiopia, the United Nations said Friday.

World - Africa
1/5/2022 3:51:04 PM
More than six million people in drought-hit areas of eastern and southern Ethiopia will need "life-saving" assistance this year, the UN's emergency response agency said in a new report.

World - Region
12/31/2021 5:22:14 PM
The World Food Program has suspended its operations across Sudan's province of North Darfur following recent attacks on its warehouses, a decision expected to affect about 2 million local people.

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