Tag: hunger

Zimbabwe: Funds for Emergency Food Assistance Run Dry As Millions Face Hunger Season

December 18, 2020
Harare — With millions of Zimbabweans devastated by a year of drought, rising hyperinflation and COVID-19, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today appealed for an additional US$204 million to support over four million of the most food insecure people over the next six months. The appeal comes ahead of the ‘lean’ season, which

Africa: Leveraging Trade to End Hunger

December 8, 2020
Rome — FAO’s Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP) today organized a special event to discuss the importance of food and agricultural trade for ending global hunger, seeking to identify critical trade-offs associated with different policy measures and possible priorities for action. “We are only nine seasons away from 2030,” said the FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu,