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UN raises alarm over famine in Sudan

UN humanitarians in Sudan on Friday, April 12, 2024, issued a fresh alert about pervasive food insecurity and looming famine in the country. After nearly...

UN seeks $2bn support for Somalia to address drought, famine

UN and partners on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, solicited the support of international community to raise $2.6 billion to assist some 7.6 million people...

Immediate global action required to prevent famine in Horn of Africa

A fifth consecutive season of drought has been set in motion by a poor start to October – December rains, and below average rainfall...

WFP scales up support for millions in Horn of Africa drought

The World Food Programme (WFP) says it is scaling up operations to support millions going hungry who “cannot wait” for assistance as the threat...

WFP warns 45m people now ‘teetering on the edge of famine’

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has warned that the number of people teetering on the edge of famine in 43 countries had risen...

Food insecurity: No place at the dining table

Sharing a meal is one basic need of humans but for too many the question “what’s for lunch” doesn’t have an easy answer. Food...

Nigeria, others to benefit as UN releases $100m to guard against famine

The United Nations released $100 million of emergency funding on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 to stave off the risk of famine in seven countries...

ICEED named partner in fight against famine in northeastern Nigeria

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has in a recent report named the International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED) as a partner...

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GEF approves over $700m to support Great Green Wall, cities, climate resilience

The Global Environment Facility’s governing body has approved more than $700 million for nature protection and renewal projects, including...
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Featuring African stars, ‘Music for Wildlife’ launches on Trace Global Network

Wild Africa has concluded plans to launch “Music for Wildlife,” a concert series that brings African artists together to...

Stakeholders advocate collaboration to harness climate change opportunities

Some stakeholders have called for collaborative effort to harness the opportunity of climate change and address the challenges associated...

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GEF approves over $700m to support Great Green Wall, cities, climate resilience

The Global Environment Facility’s governing body has approved more...

Featuring African stars, ‘Music for Wildlife’ launches on Trace Global Network

Wild Africa has concluded plans to launch “Music for...
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