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Scientists have projected that millions of people in 65 nations globally, including those in Africa and South-East Asia and the Pacific, could face increased malnutrition as climate change and overfishing take their toll on fisheries. According to a study that analysed over 800 fish species from more than 157 countries, climate change and overfishing could...
An urban farmer shows the fish she helped to raise, through the Grow QC Food Security program.   (As released) Before the pandemic, hunger was already a very real and very palpable problem. UN agencies, including the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Food Program (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO), released the first comprehensive...
As climate change and disasters jeopardise food security, could the switch to alternative proteins be the solution to the region’s need for a sustainable food ecosystem? Money Mind reports. SINGAPORE: Shredded and minced mock meat made from young jackfruit grown and harvested in Sri Lanka has found its way onto the plates of diners in...
The Food and Agriculture Organization leads United Nations Commission on Population and Development to call for actions that favour responsible consumption and production patterns. A woman in Fatumnasi holding her harvest, casava. Image: Aris Sanjaya/CIFOR via Flickr. CC BY NC-ND 2.0FAO (UN) May 17, 2021 In a sign that food security and nutrition are increasingly seen as key vectors...
By Zukiswa Pikoli and Michelle Banda• 23 May 2021 A major contributor to South Africa’s hunger crisis is the economic downturn and loss of income as a result of Covid-19, yet food prices continue to rise despite the Constitution’s assertion that all citizens have a right to sufficient food. South Africa’s hunger crisis, fuelled by poverty...