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irrigation

Kenya’s dry-land communities harness irrigation technologies to beat famine

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Philip Esokon grew up in a sparsely populated village located in the southern fringes of northern Kenyan county of Turkana where climatic shocks have...
South Sudan famine

Famine lifted off South Sudan, but more aid needed for stability

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The lifting of the famine classification for parts of South Sudan should be welcomed but must not obscure the “humanitarian catastrophe” that has enveloped...

WCC conference seeks to end famine in the Horn of Africa

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Countries in the Horn of Africa afflicted by droughts and war are facing famine which visits the region regularly leaving the United Nations and...

Humanitarian coordinator grateful for positive response to food crisis

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The Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan, Eugene Owusu, today welcomed the findings of the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) data which highlight that early...

UN embarks on emergency seed distribution in Nigeria

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Seeds and fertilizer for more than one million people are being distributed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in north-eastern Nigeria for the planting...
Somalia

Viewpoint: Somalia War Intensifies While Horn of Africa Nation on Verge of Famine

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On May 5 the role of Pentagon forces inside the Horn of Africa nations of Somalia was further exposed when Navy Seal chief petty...

Somalia, South Sudan “in peril” of famine – Expert

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The head of operations for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on Tuesday said northeast Africa is in the grip of...
United Nation

UN relief chief calls for political dialogue to avoid famine in Yemen

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UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs Stephen O'Brien on Sunday called upon all the warring parties in Yemen to start a political dialogue to bring...
food aid

UN approves US$22 million to prevent famine in Somalia

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The UN has approved an emergency loan of 22 million U.S. dollars to scale up its activities in drought-hit regions of Somalia. ...
food aid

Australian government urged to increase foreign aid amid famine in North Africa and Middle...

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Aid agencies have urged the Australian government to increase its foreign aid contributions amid fears that a famine could kill thousands in North Africa...

Upper Manya Krobo Farms Destroyed By Fulani Herdsmen

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file photo Many farming communities in the Upper Manya Krobo district of the Eastern region are likely to be hit with severe famine following the...
hunger

Africa will suffer severe famine in 2022 – Apostle Amoako Atta

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He called on leaders to end their overreliance on donor support and ensure adequate preparation within their own countries so as to be able...
Asylum seekers

Finland condemns racism against asylum seekers

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Finnish Government has issued a statement on Friday to condemn the recent racist protest against asylum seekers in Finland. "The Finnish...
climate change

The vulnerable cry out to climate change

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This year?s climate conference in Paris might be the last chance to limit global warming below 2 degrees. Climate change affects everyone, but very...

Let’s take nutritional of our foods seriously

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Mr Yakubu Alhassan, Deputy Minister of Agriculture in charge of Crops, on Thursday said Ghana had achieved a lot in terms of food production,...

We need peace to ensure food security – Sasu

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Born into a farming family where Lydia Sasu, a farmer and the executive director of Development Action Association (DAA) witnessed her mother struggle to...

Jordan will pick up-Abedi Pele

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Abedi Ayew Pele Ghana legend Abedi Ayew Pele has described his son Jordan Ayew?s recent goal drought as normal. The Black Stars forward, who moved...

NGO warns of famine in the Upper East Region

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The Development Research and Advocacy Centre (DRAC), an NGO in the Upper East Region, has noted with concern the looming famine in that part...

2Face, Sound Sultan, Lami Honoured with Oxfam Award

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2Face Idibia has added another worthy feather to his cap following his recent Award by Oxfam GB for his work and contribution towards alienating...

Food security linked to peace in the Sahel – FAO Director-General / Famine in...

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Food security linked to peace in the Sahel ? FAO Director-General / Famine in the region averted but more efforts needed ROME, Italy, December 7,...

Post- Flood Famine: Which Way Out ? By Godday Odidi

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The inveterate flood debacle in Isoko communities has left no fewer than 100 thousands of people displaced and distraught. The major confronting quandary with Isoko...

FG dispels rumours of impending famine

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The Federal Government has assured that there will be no famine or food scarcity in the country by 2013, as rumoured following floods that...

Horn of Africa crisis one year on ? Famine reversed, countless lives saved, but...

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Horn of Africa crisis one year on ? Famine reversed, countless lives saved, but situation of millions of women and children still graveNAIROBI, Kenya,...

The Somalia famine – one year on / The long road to drought resilience

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The Somalia famine ? one year on / The long road to drought resilienceROME, Italy, July 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Exactly a...

Joint Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva and Commissioner Andris Piebalgs on the Horn of...

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Joint Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva and Commissioner Andris Piebalgs on the Horn of Africa, a year after the declaration of famineBRUSSELS, Kingdom of...

2FACE, SOUND SULTAN, LAMI LEAD CAMPAIGN AGAINST FAMINE

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2Face, Sound Sultan, Lami lead campaign against famineOn March 23, 2012 · In Music BY OPEOLUWANI AKINTAYOAs more Nigerian artistes join the growing ranks of...

UN gravely concerned by Somalia threats, famine

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council expressed grave concern on Monday at the threat posed by Somali pirates and extremist groups as U.N....

50 Cent visits famine victims in Somalia, Kenya

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(AP) Rapper 50 Cent is teaming up with the World Food Program to see firsthand the effects of hunger in Somalia and Kenya. The rap...

UN says Somali famine over, but warns action needed to forestall new crisis

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FAO Director-General Jos? Graziano da Silva talking to farmers and pastoralists in Dollow, South Somalia. Photo:FAO/Simon Maina The United Nations declared an end to...

Somalia famine ends, but situation still dire / FAO’s new Director-General prioritizes Horn of...

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Somalia famine ends, but situation still dire / FAO’s new Director-General prioritizes Horn of AfricaROME, Italy, February 3, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The...