The world is hungry for a solution

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Global challenges such as the pandemic, floods, droughts and geo-political conflict have set back any progress in achieving food security. Credit: Shutterstock The complex issue of global food security can only be solved if all nations work together, a UNSW expert says. Food security may have come more into the […]

US International Festival Celebrates Traditional Food, Dance

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ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA —  The Washington, D.C., area is multicultural, with embassies, international businesses and a host of ethnic restaurants. People from Ethiopia, El Salvador, the Caribbean and more live in the city and the surrounding Maryland and Virginia suburbs. To showcase the food, artisans and traditional dance of these many […]

The other reason why food prices are rising

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The United Nations’ worst-case scenario calculation is that global food prices will rise by an additional 8.5% by 2027. More expensive fertilizers are contributed to those higher costs, with some fertilizers spiking 300% since September 2020, according to the American Farm Bureau. “Last year [fertilizer] was around $270 per ton […]

Joint Statement by the Heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization, International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group, World Food Programme, and World Trade

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Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director General Qu Dongyu, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, World Bank Group (WBG) President David Malpass, World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley and World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala issued the following joint statement calling for urgent action […]