White smoke for single EU candidate at FAO

By |oktober 16th, 2018|FAO, News, United Nations, world hunger|

The former head of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle, will kick off her campaign to lead the UN food and agriculture agency today (16 October), after being endorsed as the sole EU candidate.

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Hunger is no longer someone else’s problem, says WFP’s Husain

By |marec 30th, 2018|conflict, irregular migration, News, South Sudan, Syria, World Food Programme, world hunger|

Food insecurity is on the rise globally and is unlikely to subside soon.  Arif Husain, the chief economist of the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP), says hunger and migration "are no longer somebody else’s problem, we have to work collectively.”

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‘We stand no chance of ending hunger’ without peace, UN says

By |januar 31st, 2018|conflicts, Democratic Republic of Congo, FAO, News, SDGs, South Sudan, United Nations, world hunger, Yemen|

Conflict is worsening global starvation, the United Nations said on Tuesday (30 January), as it called for greater peacebuilding efforts to end hunger for almost 500 million people living in war zones.

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WFP official: Humanitarian aid, development and peace have to come together

By |oktober 11th, 2017|conflict resolution, Development Policy, humanitarian action, News, refugee crisis, SDGs, World Food Programme, world hunger|

Conflict resolution should be followed by recovery-type investments, development-type investments and investments in the future, Arif Husain, chief economist of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), told EURACTIV on Tuesday (10 October).

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Why is world hunger on the rise?

By |september 20th, 2017|famine, News, Nigeria, Oxfam, Sahel, SDD, Somalia, South Sudan, Sustainable Development Goals, world hunger, Yemen|

Hunger is on the rise for the first time in a decade, warns a report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). EURACTIV France reports.

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