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Middle East: South Sudan faces food insecurity, UN agencies warn

Up to 4.8 million people in South Sudan - well over one-third of the population - will be facing severe food shortages over the...

Africa: Malawi gets US$22.6M for malnutrition among children, disease prevention causes

The World Bank has granted Malawi US$22.6 million just over half of which will be used to help curb acute malnutrition in under-five children...

World: Food insecurity spreads in Pacific, Caribbean states

Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37...

Africa: iFoodbag to reduce food wastage in region with 20M bags

iFoodbag has signed a purchasing contract with Equator One Logistics, with its head office in Nairobi, Kenya to distribute up to 20 million carrier...

Europe: UK, FAO to collaborate freely on food initiatives

The Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DfID) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed an...

Europe: FAO, partners launch initiative to reduce food loss

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the CGIAR research program on Policies,...

Americas: Cargill donates 30,000lbs of turkey to Arkansas food banks

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Cargill is doing its part to help families in Northwest and West Central Arkansas by providing 15,000 pounds each...

Europe: BASF promotes responsible food consumption in Spain

BASF is hosting a week of activities in Barcelona, Spain on responsible food consumption as part of its 150th anniversary celebrations. The meeting facilitates co-creation,...

World: 100 cities join pact to fight hunger, improve nutrition

Cities have a key role to play in ending hunger and improving nutrition, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said recently, welcoming a commitment...

Europe: Tetra Pak reaches 50% of children in school milk programs

Almost 140 million children worldwide benefit from school milk, according to a global survey by International Dairy Federation (IDF) to celebrate World School Milk...