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Oct 16, 2017 5:57 AM ET How to Change the Future of Migration iCrowdNewswire - Oct 16, 2017 - By Baher Kamal     DROUGHT IN THE HORN OF AFRICA. Food security conditions in drought-hit areas are alarming [...read more]. Credit: FAO ROME, Oct 14 2017 (IPS) - The world is on the move. More people have been forced to flee their homes than at any time since the. (more...)

Oct 16, 2017 5:50 AM ET Transformer l’agriculture en Afrique iCrowdNewswire - Oct 16, 2017 - Par Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, Président de la Banque africaine de développement ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, Octobre 15 2017 (IPS) - Le monde rural africain est un milieu que je connais bien. J’ai frayé mon propre chemin pour sortir de la pauvreté rurale. J’ai fréquenté une école rurale sans électricité et. (more...)

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Oct 16, 2017 5:02 AM ET Hunger in Africa, Land of Plenty iCrowdNewswire - Oct 16, 2017 - By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram   Anis Chowdhury, a former professor of economics at the University of Western Sydney, held senior United Nations positions during 2008–2015 in New York and Bangkok. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, a former economics professor, was United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, and received. (more...)

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Oct 15, 2017 3:57 PM ET Food Insecurity and Forced Displacement of People: Where do we Draw the Line? iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2017 - By Idriss Jazairy   Ambassador Idriss Jazairy is Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue Refugees dig for water in a dried up watering hole in Jamam camp, in South Sudan's Upper Nile state. Credit: Jared Ferrie/IPS GENEVA, Oct 13 2017 (IPS) - The. (more...)

Oct 15, 2017 3:20 PM ET Food for Thoughtful Health iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2017 - By Doaa Abdel-Motaal   Dr Doaa Abdel-Motaal is the Executive Director of The Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health at the Oxford Martin School. Doaa is the author of the recently published book, Antarctica: The Battle for the Seventh Continent. Credit: Bigstock OXFORD, United Kingdom, Oct 13 2017 (IPS). (more...)

Oct 15, 2017 3:15 PM ET Overcoming the Challenges: Securing the World’s Food, Energy and Water iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2017 - By Adel Sharif     Adel Sharif, PhD, CEng, FIChemE, is Professor of Water Engineering & Process Innovation, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, UK Credit: Bigstock SURREY, United Kingdom, Oct 13 2017 (IPS) - According to the United Nations estimates almost 800 million people suffer from. (more...)

Oct 15, 2017 3:07 PM ET Not True that Hunger Doesn’t Discriminate — It Does iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2017 - By Baher Kamal     Credit: 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) ROME, Oct 13 2017 (IPS) - In a world where only 8 individuals – all of them men—possess as much as half of all the planet’s wealth, and it will take women 170 years to be paid as men. (more...)

Oct 15, 2017 3:02 PM ET Women are Pivotal to Addressing Hunger, Malnutrition and Poverty iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2017 - By Lakshmi Puri   Lakshmi Puri is UN Assistant Secretary-General & Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Women farmers clearing abandoned farmland in the drought-affected Nachol village in Northern Bangladesh. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Oct 13 2017 (IPS) - The 16th of October marks World Food Day, a reminder. (more...)

Oct 14, 2017 1:55 PM ET Biotechnology Part of the Solution to Africa’s Food Insecurity, Scientists Say iCrowdNewswire - Oct 14, 2017 - By Miriam Gathigah     Reduced and insufficient rainfall as well as crop-damaging pests threaten to cripple the very backbone of African economies. Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS NAIROBI, Oct 12 2017 (IPS) - A growing number of African countries are increasingly becoming food insecure as delayed and insufficient rainfall, as well. (more...)

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  • Hunger in Africa, Land of Plenty

    By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram   Anis Chowdhury, a former professor of economics at the University of Western Sydney, held senior United Nations positions during 2008–2015 in New York and Bangkok. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, a former economics professor, was United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, and received...(read more...)

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  • Hunger in Africa, Land of Plenty

    By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram   Anis Chowdhury, a former professor of economics at the University of Western Sydney, held senior United Nations positions during 2008–2015 in New York and Bangkok. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, a former economics professor, was United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, and received...(read more...)

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