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Baringo residents have pleaded for relief food as the drought persists. They have requested the government to help as thousands starve.

The county is headed for a major food crisis if the dry spell, which has ravaged many parts of the North Rift persists.

The number of hungry people in the world is rising again after years of decline, as millions suffer from the combined effects of conflict and climate change, the head of the UN food agency said on

Disruptions caused by weather, conflict or politics at one of those so-called “chokepoints” could limit food supplies and push up prices, the study by British think-tank Chatham House warned.

The ongoing drought in the Horn and southern African countries and armyworms invasion, pose a major food security threat to the continent, official said.

Only three of Africa’s 54 countries are considered to have low levels of hunger, says a Global Hunger Index update released in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Sunday.

Armed conflict combined with prolonged drought has put about 20 million people at risk of starvation and death in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen, and northern Nigeria.

NAIROBI, June 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lack of access to hungry parts of Somalia controlled by Islamist militants is threatening the lives of tens of thousands of malnourished children, a

This year’s World Food Prize will go to Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), whose name was announced earlier this week in the United States.

At the event, Susana Martins, the project manager for the EU in Angola, said that the initiative aims to reduce hunger, poverty in the most vulnerable people, food and nutritional insecurity as wel

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