Accra, Ghana//-The National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) has allayed fears of imminent closure of public Senior High Schools over food supplies in the country.
Rome, Italy//- As the COVID-19 pandemic, conflict and climate-related crises drive acute levels of hunger higher, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is seeking $1.1 billion in 2021 to save the lives and livelihoods of some of the world’s most food-insecure people.
While Benin’s cotton sector – a major source of President Patrice Talon’s wealth – has benefited greatly from the country’s reforms, actors in other sectors are calling for more support.
Farmers, Rui Vaz village, Santiago island, Cape Verde. https://www.alamy.com/farmers-rui-vaz-village-santiago-island-cape-verde-image62196524.html Anyse Sofia Fernandes Pereira Essoh, Nova School of Business and Economics With just over half a million inhabitants, Cabo Verde is heavily dependent on food imports. It spent $65 million importing food products in 2018.
Coffee earnings grew by 92 per cent at the end of February compared with the corresponding month last year as good price, high volumes and weaker shilling pushed up export volumes.
Kenyan and British parliamentarians are currently considering the ratification of a trade agreement that seeks to grant Kenyan goods unfettered access to the British market as part of new trade arrangements following the Brexit vote close to four years ago (June 2016).
Researchers describe the cumulative effects of chronic malnutrition as a form of ‘slow violence’. shutterstock/ vystekimages Katharine Hall, University of Cape Town Food security experts in South Africa warned early on that the lockdown instituted to manage the spread of COVID-19 would threaten children’s nutrition.