Food And Agriculture Organization News
AP Exclusive: Rohingya say military cut off food in Myanmar
AP Exclusive: More than a dozen interviews by The Associated Press with recent refugees show an increasing desperation among the dwindling numbers of Rohingya in Myanmar in the face of what the U.N. says may be a genocide.
'They want to erase us.' Hunger used to target Rohingya
AP Exclusive: 'They want to erase us.' More than a dozen interviews by the AP with recent refugees show an increasing desperation among the dwindling numbers of Rohingya in Myanmar in the face of what the UN says may be a genocide.
How to feed 800 million: The battle over the future of US food aid
Cornell economist Chris Barrett sometimes shows audiences a photo he took in 2003 of a mother in Kenya holding her thin child. “He's so undernourished,” said Barrett, whose field research has spanned sub-Saharan Africa. Roughly 815 million people around the world suffered from chronic
1.4 Million People in Haiti Need Food Assistance After Hurricane Matthew
Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew roared through Haiti , killing hundreds and leaving behind a trail of destruction, officials fear the nation could face a food crisis. An estimated 1.4 million people are in need of food assistance following the hurricane on Oct. 4, according to a joint
Clinton Foundation Statement
[Bruce R. Lindsey, chairman of the board of the Clinton Foundation, sent a nine-page letter to ABC News in response to questions and a request to interview former President Bill Clinton on the subject of the Foundation’s work in Haiti. Below are excerpts from that letter. The related ABC News
Locust Swarm 'Like the Plagues of Egypt' Descends Upon Madagascar's Capital
ABC News’ Mustafa Hameed (@mustafahameed) reports: YouTube/Sylvain Lathuy A swarm of millions of locusts descended upon Madagascar’s capital of Antananarivo on Aug. 28, slowing traffic and blotting out the skies over the city. Fully-formed clouds of the insects, which have plagued the African ...
11 Food Ingredients Banned Outside the U.S. That We Eat
A recently published list of foods banned in countries outside the U.S. has riled the plates of many in the food industry. Last week, Buzzfeed published a list of 8 ingredients banned outside the U.S. that are found in foods in America. The list was derived from the book, Rich Food, Poor Food: The
Do You Know Where Your Fish Poop Is? Fish Farms 101 [SATIRE]
The United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently reported that farmed fish production exceeded beef production for the first time in recorded history. While the effects of cattle farming on the environment are readily available , I didn't know much of anything about farmed fish