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Food Crisis

Food Crisis

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  1. Buckwheat hoarding returns to Moscow as ruble crisis spurs panic

    In a telltale sign that the plunge in the ruble is causing panic among Russians, the talk in a downtown Moscow nail salon this week was about stockpiling buckwheat.“Every ... FULL ARTICLE AT Toronto Star

  2. Sierra Leone: FAO Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak National Response Programme - Sierra Leone, October 2014-September 2015

    Source: Food and Agriculture Organization Country: Sierra Leone STRATEGIC RESPONSE The Food Security and Nutrition Working Group – of which FAO supports the secretariat – recommends the following actions: (i) re-open key ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web

  1. The Northern Corridor Implementation Agency (NCIA) has initiated a study and action plan on food security specifically for the states of Perlis, Kedah, Penang and Perak as part of efforts ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Malaysian Insider

  2. Already reeling from a butter shortage, Japan is being buffeted by another food crisis: McDonald's is running out of french fries and will start rationing the crispy delicacy. FULL ARTICLE AT The Canberra Times

  3. Source: Catholic Agency for Overseas Development Country: South Sudan One year on from the start of the conflict in South Sudan, the situation for millions of people remains bleak. CAFOD ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web

  1. Source: Oxfam Country: South Sudan A year after the fighting started in South Sudan the country remains in a severe food crisis with up to 2.5m people estimated to ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web

  2. Source: Catholic Agency for Overseas Development Country: South Sudan One year on from the start of the conflict in South Sudan, the situation for millions of people remains bleak. CAFOD ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web

  3. [Financial Gazette]AS Ebola continues to ravage West Africa, leaving approximately 5 000 people dead, the region is now on the brink of a major food crisis. The world's ... FULL ARTICLE AT AllAfrica.com

  4. News24.com | Faced with Boko Haram refugees, Niger calls for help

    Niger says it needs more international assistance to help it confront a looming food crisis compounded by an influx of Nigerian refugees fleeing Boko Haram. FULL ARTICLE AT News24

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Wikipedia

A severe but localized food security crisis occurred in the regions of northern Maradi, Tahoua, Tillabéri, and Zinder of Niger from 2005 to 2006. It was caused by an early end to the 2004 rains, desert locust damage to some pasture lands, high food prices, and chronic poverty. In the affected area, 2.4 million of 3.6 million people are considered highly vulnerable to food insecurity. An... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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