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Understanding food security implications of COVID-19

According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the world's food systems and disrupting regional agricultural trade and value chains. The FAO has warned that food shortages are ...

COVID-19 is another wake up call for food security

With lockdowns ordered to contain the COVID-19 pandemic—that has reached 183 countries, infected over 1.7 million people and caused over 100,000 deaths—there are fears of food shortages caused by panic buying and supply ...

Niger floods force 23,000 from their homes

Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23,000 people to flee their homes since early October, officials said Saturday, threatening a new humanitarian crisis in a region already wracked by Boko Haram Islamist violence.

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