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Northern Kenya’s arid and semiarid lands (ASALs) are food- and water-insecure regions dependent on limited and highly variable rainfall.

Experts have warned that the fight against global poverty has taken a backward step after the publication of new figures showing foreign aid has fallen for a second successive year.

Mozambique's first disaster was a cyclone. The second has been cholera. Now hunger could be the third.

Kampala — The government has warned of impending famine in most parts of the country, cautioning traders to limit food exports and families to start food rationing.

An international consortium has sequenced the entire genome of durum wheat -- the source of semolina for pasta, a food staple for the world's population, according to an article published today in

The continued dry spell across several parts of the country could depress economic growth and lead to an increase in inflation over the next one year.

The new Kenya economic update shows that boosting agricultural productivity can help reduce poverty, particularly in rural areas

Northern Kenya’s arid and semiarid lands (ASALs) are food- and water-insecure regions dependent on limited and highly variable rainfall.

UN warns of ongoing food insecurity in Africa, Al Jazeera looks at how Kenya is dealing with a regional hunger crisis.

When the Jordanian army went shopping for land in northern Sudan in late 1999, its scouts came across what appeared to be a food-growing paradise.

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