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World Food Day

By Siphokazi Zama

World Food Day takes place on the 16th of October every year. Go to https://storify.com/siphokazi04/world-food-day to find out what happened this year.

Food

UN State of Food Insecurity report 2014 - Latin America's progress

Latin America and the Caribbean makes impressive progress in efforts to bring down hunger, according to new FAO report, with shining examples from Brazil and Bolivia highlighted in global study. 1,245 more words

Sustainable Development

Wheat rust: The fungal disease that threatens to destroy the world crop

Experts in Europe and Africa are racing to develop resistant grain varieties as university researchers predict the likely spread across continents of the air-borne spores of the fungus…

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Gardening

UN warns 1.3m people in Africa need food aid ahead of sanctioned military action

ROME: The United Nations on Thursday said that as many as 1.3 million people in the Central African Republic needed food aid, as the UN Security Council backed an African and French military intervention to halt growing deadly unrest. 227 more words

News

THINK. EAT. SAVE.

IT IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY

Every Year on the 5th of June we celebrate World Environment Day to spread awareness among global citizens about Mother Nature. The theme for this year is Think. 621 more words

Leadership

Investing in Food Amidst Volatility

Commodity trading has been a hit in recent years, with prices going up and up in the face of increased and rising demand from emerging economies, most notably China and India. 1,603 more words

Economics

Land deals in Africa have led to a wild west – bring on the sheriff, says FAO, By The Guardian, 29 October 2012

Amid warnings that land deals are undermining food security, the head of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has compared “land grabs” in Africa to the “wild west”, saying a “sheriff” is needed to restore the rule of law. 469 more words