Tags : Food insecurity

How Much Does A Loaf Of Bread Cost In Your

As the Russian/Ukraine war continues, food security around the world remains a real threat, but some countries have it worse than others. In Africa, food insecurity has increased by over 60% since the Russian invasion began, affecting the price of food made with staple ingredients like flour, wheat, sugar, salt… You must be registered to […]Read More

How Increasing Cost Of Fertilizer Is Affecting Food Security In

The Russian invasion is having far-reaching repercussions on many countries around the world, including in Africa, where it is majorly affecting food security. From shortages in wheat supply to shortages in crop fertilizers caused by sanctions on Russia, Africa suffers the shockwaves of the European war despite being geographically removed from the conflict. According to […]Read More

Infographics: The Catastrophic Effects Of Flooding in Chad

Since the start of the rainy season,  above-normal rainfall has left vast areas of Chad submerged under water. Aid groups and the state’s weather agency have revealed that many people have been forced out of their homes as parts of the country are now only accessible through boats. In N’Djamena, the country’s capital, families have […]Read More

How Climate Shocks Is Worsening Food Crisis In Sudan

Sudan is one of the countries suffering greatly from the adverse effects of climate change, political turmoil, and rising global food prices. According to a new report by the United Nation, more than 30% of Sudan’s population are currently experiencing acute food insecurity. Acute food insecurity is defined as a situation when a person’s inability […]Read More

Opinion Post: How Bad Is The Displacement Crisis In DR

In recent years, the intensifying conflict between the DRC’s military and rebel groups has forced millions of Congolese people to flee their country with hopes to escape the violence and hunger. While many have fled to neighbouring countries like Uganda and Rwanda, others have remained in Internally Displaced Person’s Camps, making the country home to […]Read More

Lagos Has Highest Number Of Food-insecure People

A new data by the Federal Government in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, World Food Programme, Action Against Hunger, among others, has revealed that Lagos State has the highest number of food-insecure people in the country. The Food Security analysis report, otherwise called the Cadre Harmonise, which analysed 21 […]Read More

How Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine Affects Food Prices Globally

As Russian troops intensify their assault in Ukraine, seizing control of major Ukrainian cities like Kherson,  wheat, corn and vegetable oil prices have risen by double-digit percentages. Wheat currently retails at $900, its highest in 14 years. Ukraine, a major exporter of grains and sunflower oil have shut down all ports until the end of […]Read More

Infographics: How Bad Is The Drought Situation In Somalia?

According to a new report by Save the Children NGO, the drought crisis in Somalia is the worst it has been in 100 years, forcing millions of families to leave their homes in search of food and water. ·Save the Children ran a multi-sectoral rapid needs assessment of 1,770 randomly… You must be registered to […]Read More

Food Security: Kenya To Receive Agriculture Loan From World Bank

Kenya is currently in talks with the World Bank for a $200 million loan for various agricultural development projects to improve food security in the country. The loan would benefit various stakeholders in Kenya’s agriculture value chains.Note that the World Bank is already supporting many other projects in the East African country’s agriculture sector valued […]Read More

Visualizing Food Insecurity In Sub-Saharan Africa

Recent reports by the United Nations have shown varying degrees of food insecurity across the globe, with alarming rates found especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. The COVID-19 pandemic, constant conflict, drought, economic woes, and extreme weather have been labelled as active causes of food shortage across the world, according to the 2022… You must be registered to […]Read More