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Food Insecurity Hampering The Fight Against Hiv/Aids In Ghana.

A study conducted by the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) has shown that, low-income levels among HIV-affected households has been found to be a major...

IFAD underscores the need for innovative approaches to help fight poverty &...

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has ended its 42nd Governing Council meeting today by highlighting the need for more innovative approaches to...
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Hunger is still on the rise in Africa-UN

A new United Nations report reveals that hunger is on the rise in Africa following years of decline due to a number of reasons,...

African Development Bank, World Food Programme move to aid South Sudan fight hunger...

The Government of the Republic of South Sudan today welcomed a contribution of US$ 43.57 million from the African Development Bank for the implementation...
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ACP Group & IFAD signs a letter of intent to eliminate hunger and poverty.

The United Nations General Assembly, Patrick Gomes, Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and Gilbert Houngbo, President of the...
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Stakeholders in fishing industry unhappy

Stakeholders in the fishing industry in Ghana are unhappy about the country’s dwindling fish stock. At a durbar in Keta to mark the World Fisheries...
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South-South and Triangular Cooperation Provides Solution to Fighting Hunger and Poverty

More than 300 participants representing governments, international organizations, academia, research organizations, the private sector, NGOs and civil society are expected to descend upon Brazil’s...

Volunteer Group Educate Students On SDGs

The VSO ICS Alumni Association Ghana, a volunteer group at the weekend embarked on a sensitisation campaign to educate students of Ada Senior High...
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Global Hunger Index Shows An Irregular Improvement

· Report Rates Hunger “Serious”, “Alarming” or “Extremely Alarming” in 52 countries · ...
Photo taken on July 21, 2015 shows exposed riverbed in Shanzuizi Village of northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Prolonged drought is worsening hunger situation in Africa – FAO

Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead - according to an alert released...
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Group Express Worry Over Worsening Hunger And Unemployment

Alarmed by the rising state of unemployment and hunger ravaging the country, the federal government has been urged to encourage rapid investment in other...
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FAO, WAHO Join Force To Promote Health And Nutrition

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and the West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) have signed a partnership agreement to support...
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National Food Donors Encouragement Bill: Ghana’s Quarter to Ending Hunger

Each year about 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted and at the same time about 800 million people do not have access to...

People Of Bimbilla Urged To Champion Peace

Factions in the Nanum squabble at Bimbilla in the Nanumba North District of the Northern Region have been advised to accept dialogue as the...
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South Sudanese people live on leaves as hunger crisis wages on

South Sudanese are now resorting to eating leaves from trees to cope with biting hunger as food runs out even in areas where famine...
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Open Letter: Newly posted teachers dying of hunger in Ghana

Open Letter To Mother Ghana His Excellency President Akufo-Addo Newly Posted Teachers Dying Of Hunger (Unfair Treatment Of Teachers In Ghana) Almost everyone we know has been turned...
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Kenya experts urge resilient ways to absorb shocks of hunger

Kenyan experts are suggesting for possible resilient ways households can absorb effects of famine after the government declared ravaging drought a national disaster. ...

Lawyer Ampaw Believes His Hunger Strike Made Nana Addo President

file image Maverick Lawyer Maurice Ampaw has indicated that his 10-days hunger strike pushed the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo into the Flagstaff House. According to...

Ghana Zero Hunger Strategic Review Project Unveiled

The John Agyekum Kufuor Foundation together with the Government of Ghana and some stakeholders, have launched the Ghana Zero Hunger Strategic Review  project.The strategic...

3.1 million Philippine families suffer from hunger in Q4 2016: survey

More Philippine people said their families experienced hunger in the last three months, rising to 13.9 percent or an estimated 3.1 million families in...

Kufuor Foundation and Millennium Promise Alliance to Reduce Hunger

The John Agyekum Kufuor Foundation has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Millennium Promise Alliance aimed at reducing hunger in Ghana. According to the...

Akufo-Addo Urge Ghanaians to Vote for Their Future

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is calling on all Ghanaians to vote for their future...

Severe Drought Leaves 1.5m Madagascans in Hunger

Some 1.5 million people in southern Madagascar are facing hunger because of a severe drought, the UN says. Production of staple foods has...
A local resident is seen with his cattle in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

South Sudan says climate change slows fight against hunger

Minister of Livestock and Fisheries James Janga Duku said in Juba that insecurity coupled with floods in the northern parts of South Sudan and...

Montie 3 Release: Maurice Ampaw Starts His 1-Week Hunger Strike Today

Legal practitioner Maurice Ampaw has declared a one-week hunger strike in protest against the freeing of the Montie 3 by President John Mahama....
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Kenyan farmers tackle hunger with drought tolerant arrowroot

The farmers from the agricultural area of Ndundori, north of Nakuru town, have come together under the identity-4Brothers group-and assist farmers in planting the...

Gov’t Unveils National School Feeding Policy

The policy provides broad guidelines, strategies and institutional framework for the operationalisation of government policy towards reducing poverty through improved household income and effective...
Muslims pray for celebrating the Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan at Dongguan Mosque in Xining, capital of northwest China's Qinghai Province, July 17, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhang Hongxiang)

Ramadan transcends beyond hunger and thirst

On the directive of the National Chief Imam Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu Ghanaian Muslims agreed to commence the Ramadan fast from June 6. Apart from...
Photo taken on July 21, 2015 shows exposed riverbed in Shanzuizi Village of northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Most Zimbabweans bedeviled by worrying hunger due to severe droughts

Zimbabwean peasant Joseph Mukwapuna looks blankly into the clear sky longing for the rains to fall, but a heavy cloud engulfs his spirit as...

Burundi’s Muyinga province reports the death of 21 people from Hunger

The agency reported that people from the Twa minority group living at Ruganirwa site face "extreme poverty" with no land at all to grow...