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Small-scale farmers of Haiti to receive help for food production and COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Government of Haiti and the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) signed a financing agreement for a project that will help Haitian farmers recover from the impact of Covid-19 and increase staple food production. The project will kickstart rapid recovery...

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La Niña looms large over Afghanistan as one-third of population acutely food insecure

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

One-in-three Afghans are acutely food insecure, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) assessment report released by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and its partners. According to the IPC report, food insecurity in Afghanistan is attributed to the lingering impact...

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Urgent action is required to address acute malnutrition rise in Madagascar

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The unrelenting drought in southern Madagascar is forcing hundreds of thousands of people to the brink of famine, warns the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). With acute malnutrition rates continuing to rise, urgent action is required to address this unfolding humanitarian crisis. Most districts in...

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Escalating conflict in northern Mozambique pushes thousands into hunger

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province is in the grips of a spiralling crisis as thousands of people flee their homes amidst violence, warns the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). “People have scattered in many different directions since the recent attacks in Palma, Cabo Delgado Province. Survivors...

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The UN FSS opened the floor: more than 1,200 ideas and propositions to transform food systems

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

UN Food Systems Summit opened the floor to governments, farmers, youth, women and indigenous groups, scientists and civil society to uncover innovations to transform food systems. The UN Food Systems Summit has surfaced more than 1,200 ideas and propositions to transform food systems in just six...

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