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With a large share of the population dependent on agriculture and high exposure to natural disasters and other food price shocks, the welfare impacts of food price inflation in Mozambique cannot be ignored.

World efforts to lower hunger to zero by 2030 are being negated by warfare and climate change, warn nutritionists.

More and better quality private sector investment in food systems will be needed for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The World Bank, the United Nations and partners on Sunday launched the Famine Action Mechanism (FAM), the first global initiative dedicated to preventing famine.

Despite receiving more than normal rainfall in the March to May season, which boosted food production, some parts of Kenya are still facing food crisis.

UN agency launches innovative, interactive advertisement in fight against hunger

Starvation being used as a weapon of war has become the new normal, according to Save the Children.

Corruption, just like climate change and crop pests, is a major threat to Africa's dream of kicking out hunger by 2030.

The number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to this new report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World released by FAO. Hunger has been on the rise over the past three years says the report and calls for urgent action if the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger is to be achieved by 2030.

According to some estimates food production needs to increase 60% by 2050 to meet the expected demand and assure food security for all. In order to meet this target and simultaneously achieve the carbon emission targets set in the Paris agreement it is necessary to restructure agricultural production in a substantial way.

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