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1 2013: The Year Of Quinoa
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

When the world's calendars changed from 2012 to 2013, they ushered in the International year of Quinoa. Quinoa, a highly nutritious crop that grows in South America, has been a staple in the diet of Peruvian and Bolivian farmers for millennia. The food ha...

Created on 2013-01-04 17:55:56
2 Fighting Malnutrition in the Sahel
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

17 September 2012, New ork Usa | Connor Schratz - In face of one of the most challenging droughts in history, Niger, Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, and several other countries in Africa's Sahel region are left scrambling to provide effective, cost-efficient methods of com...

Created on 2012-09-12 14:47:03
3 Food Insecurity Threatens Fragile Peace In Yemen
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

19 July 2012, New York USA | Connor schratz - Geographically, Yemen sits in a precarious position. The bridge between the oil empires of the Arabian Peninsula and the lawlessness of Somalia, the country has long been beleaguered by low economic growth and the ubiquitous...

Created on 2012-07-19 14:55:00
4 Food Safety: It's Everyone's Business!
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

9 April 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – New technologies and modes of transportation that many have attributed to globalization means that most of our daily interactions are with products that were produced thousands of miles from where they are consumed. Nowhere is this clearer than with food.

Created on 2015-04-10 20:09:28
5 Food Shortages Threaten Southern Africa
( World News SSN )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

3 December 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Food supplies have hit frightening lows in the drought-stricken countries of Southern Africa, prompting questions over how the region's 78 million people are going to feed themse...

Created on 2012-12-03 16:08:02
6 Hungry? Try A Grasshopper
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

Would you eat a bug? For many people, especially in rich countries, the answer to this question is likely to be an emphatic and somewhat disg...

Created on 2013-05-15 17:05:18
7 In Ebola Quarantines, Fears of Hunger Rise
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

5 September 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – As the number of people infected with Ebla across different countries in West Africa continues to rise, fears of a hunger crisis are growing too.

Created on 2014-09-05 04:00:00
8 Kenyan Banquet Shows Futility Of Food Waste
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

There are few resources that demonstrate the inefficiency in the world's delivery systems as vividly as food.

Created on 2013-02-22 21:01:06
9 Malnutrition Remains Major Issue In Maldives
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

29 May 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Tourists in the small island chain tucked beneath the Indian subcontinent are struck by images of pristine beaches and almost unconscionably beautiful scenery. What they may miss, amid all the beauty of the islands, is an alarming rate of malnutrition among the country's largely impoverished pop...

Created on 2012-05-29 17:59:44
10 New UN Report Shows Decreased Hunger Worldwide
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

29 May 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – A new United Nations report says the total number of persons globally in conditions of hunger has dropped to 795 million. That's 216 million fewer than in 1992.

Created on 2015-05-29 20:40:49
11 NGO's call for 'Nexus' Integration of Food, Water and Energy
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

29 august, 2014 , New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Food, water, and energy: not one is more important than the ot...

Created on 2014-08-29 20:54:56
12 Somali Clinic Fights Malnutrition
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

14 February 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Despite significant progress in politics and security, Somalia continues to be plagued by poverty and one of its most devastating consequences: malnutrition. A l...

Created on 2013-02-14 20:34:29
13 The Influence of Food Prices
( UN Reports )

Report by: FAO

11 August 2014, New York, USA | South-South News - Even slight changes in food prices can have a devastating effect on nutrition rates in developing countries. When the prices of grains, vegetables, and animal proteins rise, the those living on a dollar or less a day will see their purchasi...

Created on 2014-08-11 19:27:30
14 Vaccinating Syrian Livestock Seen as Key to Regional Health
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

16 April 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The violence in Syria has resulted in the flight of hundreds of thousands of civilians from communities in the region to safe zones in neighboring countries like Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. However, health officials have begun to express concern over the movement of unvaccinated livestock who...

Created on 2015-04-16 21:41:16
15 Water Energy Food Nexus: Share the Resources
( UN Reports )

Report by: FAO

8 September 2014, New York, USA | South-South News – On our planet, the amount of water, energy and food needs to be shared between 8 million. Do to the finite sources of land and water that we have, and the uneven distributi...

Created on 2014-09-08 22:11:36

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