Latest food crisis Stories

2009-04-14 10:37:00

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World President Rev.

2008-10-09 06:00:29

From 22 July to 2 August, Pyongyang Korean Central Television (KCTV) via Satellite in Korean broadcast a series of propaganda programmes in response to the prevalent global food crisis.

2008-10-07 03:00:17

By Coonan, Clifford AS THE WORLD'S POPULATION INCREASES, ENERGY, WATER AND LAND ARE BECOMING SCARCE, CREATING A POTENTIAL FOOD CATASTROPHE ACROSS THE PLANET Li Yue runs a small restaurant in Beijing's Chaoyang district, selling noodles and fried rice to construction workers from the nearby sites and also to the growing army of white-collar workers from the surrounding offices.

2008-09-25 17:46:36

Excerpt from report by state-owned Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) radio on 25 September [Presenter] His Excellency the president, Dr Bingu wa Mutharika, has said the current food crisis that has rocked the world poses a new threat to the stability of social framework and economic prosperity of all countries in the world, especially the small nations.

2008-08-06 09:00:41

Excerpt of report headlined "Food crisis at its worst" published by Nepalese newspaper Rajdhani on 6 August Kathmandu, 5 August: An international report says hundreds of thousands of people in Nepal are suffering from food crisis.

2008-08-05 00:00:23

By Scott Russon Dr Geoff Andrews, the author of a new book on the Slow Food movement, tells Scott Russon why politicians must focus on long- term, localised solutions to the global food crisis The first in-depth study of the politics of the Slow Food movement has been published by Dr Geoff Andrews, a social scientist at the Open University, whose background is in the history of political ideas and Italian politics.

2008-07-29 03:01:08

By Naim, Moises There are many culprits we can blame for higher food prices. But the poor isn't one of them. The spike in food prices is a global crisis, and it is destabilizing politics and economics everywhere.

2008-07-24 03:00:45

In a rare vehicle, Pyongyang television carries a programme detailing the causes and consequences of the global food crisis and exhorting viewers to attain "self-sufficiency in food" by concentrating on farming with their "own strength." This programme is aired on 22 July, the day DPRK media gave extensive coverage to a single detailed report on the global food crisis.

2008-07-18 03:00:36

By Palmberg, Elizabeth 10 factors that led to the world food crisis (and how to keep it from happening next time). The writer of the biblical book of Revelation, commenting on a Roman food crisis, expressed outrage that a day's wage was not enough to feed a laborer's family.

2008-07-12 06:00:21

Text of report by North Korean newspaper Nodong Sinmun on 7 July [7 July Rodong Sinmun unattributed article: "Efforts to Resolve the Food Problem"; The full-text vernacular of this article is attached in PDF format.] A while ago, the "End Hunger: Walk the World 2008" march was carried out in Smart Village, in the western suburbs of Cairo, the capital of Egypt.

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