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WFP-ICRISAT sign agreement on Food Security

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) have signed an agreement on Food security on September 23, 2021. Highlights Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on programmes and research in order to improve food, nutrition security and livelihoods across India. It was signed between WFP ..

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UN: 16 million Yemenis towards Starvation

According to the head of U.N. food agency, David Beasley, 16 million people in Yemen “are marching towards starvation”. Key Points David also warned that, food rations for millions in Yemen will be cut in October 2021 unless new funding reaches there. During a meeting on Yemen’s humanitarian crisis, He said that the United States, ..

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Nobel Peace Prize, 2020

The Nobel Prize for Peace, 2020 has been awarded to the World Food Programme. The WFP has been honoured with the prize for its role towards contributing better conditions for peace in conflict affected areas. It has been a driving force in preventing hunger in war zones. World Food Programme The United Nations World Food ..

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Global Report on Food Crisis, 2020

The Global Report on Food Crisis, 2020 was released by the Global Network against Food Crisis. The report says that around 135 million people are living under food crisis. Highlights According to the report, the numbers have increased. In 2019, the number of people living under food crisis were 113 million. Yemen was the at ..

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Global Annual Report released by United Nations World Food Programme

The World Food Programme of the United Nations recently released its fourth annual report on Food Crisis. According to the report, the food crisis has grown by 10%. Highlights The report says that around 265 million people are facing food insecurity in 2020. This has increased as compared to 2019. In 2019, around 135 million ..

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