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Radiant Disaster

Daily Prompt: Radiant

I was browsing Getty Images, like always, when I came across a series of photos from the fire at a humanitarian aid facility the other day. 117 more words

Yemen

The upcoming rainy season in #Yemen will increase the risk of a new #cholera outbreak.

Lauren Landis‏ @LaurenLandis1 6m6 minutes ago

The upcoming rainy season in #Yemen will increase the risk of a new #cholera outbreak. Good #nutrition is essential for strong immune systems if the young and the weak are going to fight infection. @WFP

Healthaware

IFAD's US$18.5 million loan will boost food security, raise incomes of farmers in Côte d’Ivoire

Over 32,500 rural households in the Bagoué, Poro, Tchologo, Hambol and Gbêkê regions will benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Cote d’Ivoire to increase the incomes and food and nutrition security of rural households. 380 more words

Agriculture

Viewpoint: Will the crop biotechnology revolution pass Nigeria by?

By Abdulrazak Ibrahim

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is creating a new era, fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds. Breakthroughs in different fields – including artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles and gene editing – are creating waves of disruption, forcing politicians, business leaders and regulators around the world to react to paradigm shifts created by these technologies. 864 more words

Agriculture

WFP to increase food assistance to 1.5m Nigerians

The WFP Country Representative of the World Food Programme (WFP), Myrta Kaulard has said that the Programme would give food assistance to 1.5 million Nigerians in 2018. 211 more words

Agriculture

Global agencies warn that 3.8m Nigerians may face acute food shortage

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) have warned against impending food shortage that could affect 3.8 million people in 16 northern states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). 728 more words

Agriculture