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Plan to stem hunger but without input from S. Africa’s poor

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Children in Wicker Village

Poor left out of new plan to end hunger – activists

About one in four South Africans regularly go hungry. 182 more words

Food / Food Security

Facing starvation in Namibia

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Maize in Namibia

Namibia: Thousands of Farmers Face Starvation

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A desperate plea for immediate government assistance has rung out from the scorched and wilted maize and mahangu fields north of Oshivelo in the Otjikoto Region. 33 more words

Desertification

Zero Tolerance to Mould

I have written a mould inspired blog post some time ago. Mould is persistant. We are lucky it doesn’t think. We would be in trouble. 14 more words

Zero Tolerance

The Family Meal: What Brings Us Together?

Part of what makes eating together so pleasurable, in any language or culture, is the conversation. But when London-based photographer Chris Terry was in Niger photographing an ordinary family enjoying a spaghetti dinner, he was surprised that no one spoke. 76 more words

Zester Daily

Dementia patient dies just weeks after 'begging for food' video

A DEMENTIA patient has died just weeks after she appeared in video footage begging for food at a scandal-hit care home.

Edna Slann’s family say her health rapidly faded when she was placed at Grantley Court nursing home in surrey. 489 more words

Care Homes

The Connection Between Nutrition and Disease

We often hear about the importance of eating healthy and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but many Americans struggle to accomplish this goal. Additionally, we also fail to realize the significance of healthy eating, and the multitude of health benefits it can offer. 681 more words

Health

Dry spell in Zimbabwe

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A woman fertilizes corn (maize) plants near Wedza, Zimbabwe. (Encyclopedia Britannica)

Zimbabwe: Dry Spell Threatens Yields

By Elita Chikwati and Alec Mubani… 215 more words

Desertification