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1.  Hunger In Africa: The Situation Is Serious  

2022-08-04


ZeroHedge News
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Hunger In Africa: The Situation Is Serious 278 million people in Africa suffer from chronic hunger. As Statista's Martin Armstrong details below, this corresponds to 20 percent of the continent's population. By comparison, ten percent are affected when looked at globally. You will find more infographic...

2.  UN food chief says 'Hell on Earth' looms from hunger crisis triggered by Ukraine war  

2022-06-19


Alternet.org
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As food prices and hunger surge worldwide, hundreds of millions of people around the globe are “marching towards starvation”—increasing the likelihood of preventable deaths, civil unrest, and political violence in the months ahead—the United Nations food chief warned Thursday.Speaking from Addis Ababa...

3.  Turkey & Russia Say 3 Ukrainian Ports Can Now Be Accessed By Grain Ships  

2022-06-16


ZeroHedge News
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Turkey & Russia Say 3 Ukrainian Ports Can Now Be Accessed By Grain Ships Authored by Kyle Anzalone & Will Porter via The Libertarian Institute, Ankara and Moscow have put forward potential solutions to reopen Ukraine’s Black Sea ports, with Russia offering safe passage to ships while Turkey said it coul...

4.  In Africa, Conflict and Climate Super-Charge the Forces Behind Famine and Food Insecurity  

2022-06-12


Inside Climate News
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Jeffrey Maganya has spent the last three decades of his professional life trying to prevent people from going hungry. But in all those years, something beyond his control has crept into the work, slowly growing like the heat. Now, he’s battling another hunger crisis. In four counties of northern Kenya...

5.  Chad Declares Food Emergency, International Agencies Sound Alarm  

2022-06-10


Popular Resistance
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The World Food Program (WFP) and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) have identified numerous states warranting immediate attention as the problems of climate change, internal conflict, economic downturns and the continuing war in Ukraine are exacerbating the current crisis. In the Sahel regio...

6.  How Russia Is Both Exacerbating and Benefiting From a Looming Food Crisis  

2022-06-08


The Dispatch
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It’s weakening Ukraine with strikes on grain storage and transport facilities while its own exports are having a bumper year.

7.  Climate Crisis, Ukraine War Worsen Food Crisis in East Africa; Someone Dies of Hunger Every 48 Secs  

2022-06-02


Democracy Now!
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In a devastating new report, Oxfam says one person is likely dying from hunger every 48 seconds in drought-ravaged Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. We speak with Shannon Scribner, director of humanitarian work at Oxfam America, about how the hunger crisis has worsened since an earlier report was release...

8.  Russia Says It Is Hard to Export Grain Due to Western Sanctions on Ships  

2022-06-01


Antiwar dot com
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday that Russia is facing difficulties exporting grain due to Western sanctions. The sanctions on Russian shipping imposed by the US and its allies technically have exemptions for grain shipments, but the sanctions discourage companies and ports fro...

9.  Russia To Open Sea Corridors From Ukraine Ports Amid Wheat Crisis, But Warns Of Ukrainian Mines  

2022-05-26


ZeroHedge News
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Russia To Open Sea Corridors From Ukraine Ports Amid Wheat Crisis, But Warns Of Ukrainian Mines After being accused of using the food supply as blackmail and a bargaining chip, Russia said Wednesday its military will open up protected sea corridors for international shipping to pass through from seve...

10.  The U.S.’s Unilateral Sanctions Against Russia Will Produce a Global Food Disaster  

2022-05-27


Counter Punch
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“There is really no true solution to the problem of global food security without bringing back the agriculture production of Ukraine and the food and fertilizer production of Russia and Belarus into world markets despite the war.” These blunt words by UN Secretary-General António Guterres accuratel...

11.  US/NATO-provoked war in Ukraine creates food crisis in Africa  

2022-05-24


World Socialist Web Site
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The United Nations has warned that the war risks tipping 1.7 billion people, one-fifth of the world’s population, into poverty, destitution and hunger—a horrifying scenario the imperialist powers are utilising to step up their warmongering in the Black Sea.

12.  Hunger Crisis Looms in Africa as Ukraine War Cuts Off Wheat Imports Amid Climate Crisis & Pandemic  

2022-05-05


Democracy Now!
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This week U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres is in Nigeria, where he warned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is leading to a growing hunger crisis in Africa. A new report by Human Rights Watch finds the Russian invasion of Ukraine has worsened food insecurity, particularly for African countries tha...

13.  Cost of the Ukraine War Felt in Africa, Global South  

2022-05-02


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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While it is important that we acknowledge the vast changes to the world's geopolitical map, let us not forget that millions of people are going hungry, paying the price for a global conflict of which they are not part.