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Some 27. 5 million people are in dire need of food aid in 10 African countries due to drought, officials announced last week.

The United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization says prolonged dry spells, erratic rainfall, high temperatures and the presence of the voracious fall armyworm have significantly dampened Sout

Tucked away on the University of Bangui campus in the capital of Central African Republic, a portacabin surrounded by palm trees shelters neat rows of test-tubes filled with green shoots.

Representative and Country Director of World Food Programme (WFP) in Nigeria, Myrta Kaulard has revealed that the WFP has spent over $126M on food aid to Nigeria and also provided food assistance t

Blantyre Agricultural Development Division (BLADD) says 32 935 hectares of crops in the divison has been severely hit by the prolonged dry spell; rendering over 129 852 families vulnerable to food

Johannesburg — The twin scourges of another prolonged dry spell and an invasive crop-eating worm are set to sharply curtail harvests across southern Africa, driving millions of people – most of the

Shang’ombo District Commissioner Captain Lawrence Nyambe has disclosed that the district in Western Province is likely to be affected by hunger this year due to poor rains experienced in the distri

The Fall Army Worm (FAW), a destructive and dreadful crop pest which poses a great threat to food security, was spotted in the Gambia some months ago.

Following poor harvests in the 2015/16 cropping season in Malawi, vulnerability assessments found that nearly 6.7 million people, primarily in the Southern and Central regions, were likely to suffer from food insecurity before the next harvest.

The dramatic global food price upsurges of 2007/2008 and the resurgence of 2010/2011 have kept the welfare effects of food price shocks at the epicentre of policy discussions worldwide. Studies have found heterogeneous impacts, but empirically little is known in Nigeria. The key objectives of this study are to examine the welfare, i.e.

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