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The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) cannot feed its people for the “foreseeable future,” the United Nations relief chief reported today, urging the world to step up humanitarian sup
A United Nations-convened meeting to discuss ways to boost food security in the drought-prone Horn of Africa got under way in Rome today, as humanitarian agencies step up their response to cholera and
The United Nations humanitarian chief earlier this week toured the world's largest refugee camp, telling residents of Dadaab in north-eastern Kenya that the international community must do more to hel
(eTN) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos last week in New York at the UN General Assembly promoted the vital role that the resources of Latin America can play in achieving many of the global goa
There were murmurs within the industry that Green Globe International was having a bit of an affliction within in own organization.
The United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, has said the ongoing Group of Eight (G-8) summit in Hokkaido, Japan, is a chance to end the global food crisis.
VICTORIA, Seychelles (eTN) - The Seychelles speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. Patrick Herminie, has rejected a request from the opposition party to hold an emergency session to discuss the food prices increase. The request was made when the National Assembly was in recess.
Professor Norbert Walter, chief economist of Deutsche Bank Group and head of Deutsche Bank Research, is worried about the present. “When times are critical for the world economy, except for Russia, the world lacks dependable leaders. When the economy is a problem, social issues and environment also pose a grave problem.
(eTN) - The cost of agricultural commodities has leaped to record highs and supply of daily foodstuffs such as rice, wheat, cereals, meat, eggs and dairy products has become scare, begging the question: Is climate change, droughts and floods in the Asian region to blame for the growing tensions over shortages of food?