You have searched for "Food Security"

Showing 11-20 of 1910

Sort by: Newest | Oldest | Relevance

World 17 Oct 2020 | 12:55 AM

WFP calls for improvement of food security in Eastern Africa

NAIROBI, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday called for joint efforts from all stakeholders to improve food security in Eastern Africa.

World 16 Oct 2020 | 12:15 AM

Interview: Top FAO economist outlines food security challenges of pandemic, food waste

ROME, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Worldwide hunger is on the rise, accelerated by a range of factors from the coronavirus pandemic to food waste, the chief economist with the Rome-based United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said.

World 14 Oct 2020 | 12:40 AM

Roundup: Uganda strives to balance food systems

KAMPALA, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- As the world is set to commemorate World Food Day on Friday in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, Uganda says it is striving to balance the food systems that have been also disrupted by the impacts of the virus.

World 13 Oct 2020 | 12:47 AM

Feature: Kitchen gardening spreads in Kenya amid gov't boost

NAIROBI, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Used tyres, plastic containers, gunny bags and cement bags are some of the places Kenyans are growing crops as citizens embrace kitchen gardening technologies to produce food.

World 09 Oct 2020 | 12:45 AM

COVID-19, desert locusts creating humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia: IRC

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- "COVID-19, flooding and the locusts outbreak are creating a humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia with many people unable to meet their daily food needs," an International Rescue Committee (IRC) statement read, adding that recent heavy rainfall has led to flooding, resulting in destruction of crops, loss of livestock and displacement.