24 February 2017, Rome--- The UN’s Food and Agriculture has issued a warning that the food security situation in Nigeria and the Lake Chad basin is drastically deteriorating. They are calling for swift and decisive action from the international community to protect the livelihoods of millions of families who are dependent on farming, livestock and fishing for their food and livelihoods. The deepening crisis in the region now involves four countries: Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.
22 February 2017, Rome--- A new report released by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization is cautioning the international community about mankind’s future ability to feed itself. According to this latest “Trends and Challenges” report a “Business-as-usual approach” would see the world fall short of the 2030 target of zero hunger. The report highlights 15 trends, as well as 10 challenges that need to be addressed.
20 February 2017 Juba/Rome--- Famine has officially been declared by the South Sudanese government for some parts of the country. The UN is warning that areas hardest hit by war and a collapsing economy have left about 100,000 people facing starvation and a further 1 million people classified as being on the brink of famine. To elaborate more on the situation is Luca Russo, a senior strategic advisor on resilience with the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome.
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