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May Day: World is witnessing three pandemics – Vandana Shiva

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We are witnessing three pandemics simultaneously. The first is the Corona Pandemic. The second is the Hunger Pandemic. The third is Pandemic of Destruction of Livelihoods. Vandana Shiva The Corona pandemic has infected 3.19 million and killed 228,000. The World Food Programme (WFP) has warned the world community of the looming “hunger pandemic,” which has the potential to engulf over ...

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Niger Delta: Right to food and to be free from hunger

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Speaking at the Roundtable on Food Security in the Niger Delta on Thursday, July 29, 2017 in Abuja as part of the EU Climate Diplomacy Week, Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), says that food is a human right, hunger arises due to a complex of socio-political realities We are approaching this conversation on Food security in ...

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Cattle, bloodshed, hunger and climate change

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Violent conflicts have become so pervasive in Nigeria that one could be excused to say that they threaten to become the new normal. Some years ago, no one could imagine that a Nigerian, child or adult, would become a suicide bomber. That thinking was loudly put to rest by the activities of Boko Haram, the group that erected and foisted a ...

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Post-2015: Buhari urges world leaders to eliminate illiteracy, hunger, disease by 2030

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in New York reaffirmed his Administration’s total commitment to the entrenchment of a fully transparent and accountable public revenue management system in Nigeria. Addressing the United Nations Plenary Summit for the Adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, President Buhari said that his administration was taking steps to improve and streamline internal generation of revenue, and ...

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