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North Korea admits farming failures amid food shortages
North Korea admits farming failures amid food shortages
North Korea has acknowledged "drawbacks" in its agricultural sector this year, echoing UN reports of declining crop yields in a country that...
Full horror of drought emerges
Full horror of drought emerges
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Africa loses $50bn a year in plundered resources
Africa loses $50bn a year in plundered resources
Africa's forests and fisheries, which could be an answer to the continent's food shortages and dire poverty levels, are instead being stripped...
Colombia bites the hands that feed
Colombia bites the hands that feed
The Colombian state is deploying tanks, troops and riot police to counter a farmers' strike that aims to choke food supplies before the coming...
Zim prisoners die due to food shortages, says rights group
Zim prisoners die due to food shortages, says rights group
More than 100 prisoners have died this year in Zimbabwean prisons, which have been hit by food shortages due to a lack of funds, a rights group...
Mali: Recovery is hampered by poverty and food insecurity
Mali: Recovery is hampered by poverty and food insecurity
At the referral health centre in Gao, northern Mali, Halifatou Alousseini shares a recipe. The 20-year-old mother of three looks almost twice her...
Zim could be months away from a food shortage
Zim could be months away from a food shortage
More than one million Zimbabweans may struggle to feed themselves in the coming months, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned on...
Food costs at record highs, UN warns of volatile era
Food costs at record highs, UN warns of volatile era
Global food prices tracked by a United Nations (UN) agency hit their highest level on record in January, a problem set to worsen after a massive...
Oysters disappearing worldwide
Oysters disappearing worldwide
A survey of oyster habitats around the world released on Thursday found that the succulent mollusks are disappearing fast and 85% of their reefs...

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