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02/05 13:46 CET

Somalia famine ‘left more than a quarter of a million people dead’

Somalia famine ‘left more than a quarter of a million people dead’

More than a quarter of a million people died because of the severe famine that struck Somalia between 2010 and 2012, says the UN. The report, published in cooperation with the US-financed Famine Early Warning System Network (Fews-Net), adds that of the 258,000 people who died…

  • US biofuel policy a threat to global food supply
    10/08 18:50 CET

    US biofuel policy a threat to global food supply

    The UN's Food Agency has stepped up pressure on the United States to change its biofuel policy due to fear over a World Food Crisis. 40…

  • UN raises alarm over rising hunger levels
    09/10 18:43 CET

    UN raises alarm over rising hunger levels

    The United Nations food agency has issued a fresh warning over growing hunger levels. One in eight people in the world is chronically…

  • Food crisis warning as prices surge
    09/08 15:48 CET

    Food crisis warning as prices surge

    The United Nation’s food agency is warning the world could face a drought-fuelled food crisis of the kind seen in 2007/08. Food prices…

  • World pays more to eat
    05/04 14:32 CET

    World pays more to eat

    Global food prices rose in March for the third month in a row, putting food inflation firmly back on the economic agenda. The United…