Tag: World Food Program

Africa’s food security: Nigeria, Egypt impacted by rising agri-commodities, fertilizer prices

September 26, 2023

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and Moscow’s withdrawal in July from the Black Sea Grain Initiative has driven up global food and commodity prices, severely ... Read More

U.S grant Togo $3 million to address displaced population fleeing terrorism

July 12, 2023

The U.S. have granted Togo $3 million to attend to around 60.000 people displaced in the north of the African country struggling to contain terrorism ... Read More

U.S donates Cameroon 11,000 tons of food to address food insecurity

June 9, 2023

The US aid agency, USAID, donated Thursday to Cameroon 11,000 tons of food to help address food insecurity affecting 4.7 million people. Philippe Accilien, the ... Read More

US grants Madagascar $20m to address food insecurity

September 1, 2022

The United States has allocated to Madagascar $20 million to help the African country to tackle food security exacerbated by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict. The ... Read More

Horn of Africa is sliding toward famine, UN agencies warn

August 24, 2022

Severe hunger is sliding toward famine-like conditions in the Horn of Africa, particularly in Somalia, United Nations (UN) agencies warn, which is the result of ... Read More

COVID-19: UN agency opens food corridor in Africa

April 3, 2020

The United Nations World Food Program has negotiated a humanitarian corridor to keep food aid flowing in southern Africa during the Coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reports. ... Read More

Mauritania: MSF Warns Against Malnutrition of Malian Refugees in Mbera Camp

July 7, 2015

The international humanitarian organisation "Médecins Sans Frontières" (MSF) has warned lately against the increasing risk of malnutrition of Malian refugees in Mbera Camp, Mauritania, following ... Read More