JUBA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Parts of war-ravaged South Sudan have been hit by famine, a government official said on Monday, saying nearly half the country's population would lack reliable access to af

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched a new initiative to support and empower rural women across the country.

A musical protest at the Rio carnival will stress the damaging impacts of factory farming on indigenous people and on global warming.

Zimbabwe is likely to be the hardest hit country from an outbreak of armyworms that is destroying crops and threatening food security in southern Africa, the United Nations (U.N.) food agency said

Drought in East Africa has sent prices of staples such as maize and sorghum soaring, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said late Tuesday, warning that a sharp increase in food prices could l

JOHANNESBURG - Government is assessing the full extent of damage caused by Fall armyworm infestations.

If you thought the current drought ravaging many parts of the country was bad enough, then brace yourself for an invasion of the armyworm.

Johannesburg - A UN report says that more than 120 000 Nigerians likely will suffer "catastrophic" famine-like conditions caused by Boko Haram's Islamic uprising, among 11 million confronting sever

A million trees are to be planted in Ethiopia to fight deforestation around camps hosting hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese refugees who rely almost entirely on wood for fuel, a United Nation

Maputo — The World Food Program (WFP) plans to assist 700,000 people via its food aid programs in central and southern Mozambique, the agency announced Tuesday in Maputo.

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