The United Nations World Food Program (wfp) has said it will withdraw food aid from Angola, citing its failure to mobilise donors to support the programme. In a recent announcement, it said the

US makes good business from food aid

This article examines the divergent political responses to unplanned exposure to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the Global South. Although scientific and domestic political considerations have some relevance to explaining different positions among developing countries, trade considerations appear to be a principal driver of GMO policy.

It is good and bad news for China. Citing the country's economic growth in recent years, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has decided to phase out its food aid to it from 2005. While experts believe

dengue resurfaces: Delhi is once again in the grip of dengue. The disease claimed its first victim at Apollo Hospital on October 5, 2004. Over 180 cases have already been reported in the capital.

The genetically modified (gm) food aid issue is snowballing into a major controversy across the continent. More than 60 groups

Concerned about the environmental risks of biotechnology, the Angolan government has announced a ban on genetically modified (gm) food aid. As a result, almost 2 million people might go hungry in the

Last year's controversy about food aid from the us containing genetically modified (gm) materials appears to have left African nations wiser. Four

the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (geac) categorically rejec

A survey currently underway in states to calculate the number of below poverty line households is being opposed tooth and nail by civil society groups under the 'right to food' campaign. They are objecting to the exercise on two counts: firstly, the crite