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More than 5 million children go hungry in South Africa according to the Annual South African Child Gauge on Tuesday, Eyewitness News (EWN) reported.

Too little rain, or too much, is often a driver of poverty and hunger, leading to poor nutrition and food insecurity among vulnerable populations.

Large parts of South Sudan risk famine early next year as the world's youngest nation struggles to overcome a war that has left millions homeless, Save the Children said on Wednesday.

The Government will spend Sh5 billion in the next five years to improve food security and access to nutrition.

Regional legislators and experts from UN agencies have called for strong collaboration between governments, private sector, civil society and legislature in fighting hunger and malnutrition so as “

The number of undernourished people in sub-Saharan Africa has increased mainly due to the impact of conflict and climate change with the situation pointing to the urgent need to build affected communities' resilience and to find peaceful solutions that strengthen food security, FAO said.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The number of people facing crisis-level food insecurity in the Eastern Africa region has increased by 18 percent to 36.5 million in October from 30.9 million a year ago, UN hum

JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Monday denied that it was deliberately using food as weapon of war to starve thousands of people.

The Asia-Pacific region, home to most of the world's undernourished people, needs urgent action to improve diets and reset its food systems which are critical to the delivery of healthy, nutritious foods, FAO said.

While food commodity prices have been generally stable, the cost of importing food is forecast to rise six per cent in 2017 to $1.413 trillion, making it the second highest bill on record, according to the latest Food Outlook published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), expressing concern about the economic and social impact of t

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