The number of women, men and children affected by a food and nutrition crisis in West and Central Africa is expected to reach a new record high in June 2022 – quadrupling in just three years from 10.7 million in 2019 to 41 million in 2022 – unless appropriate measures are urgently taken, reveals the […]Hunger in West Africa reaches record high in a decade as the region faces an unprecedented crisis exacerbated by Russia-Ukraine conflict — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source
Almost 8 million people in Eastern Africa, including vulnerable children, face an acute hunger crisis as the region endures its worst drought in modern history… 873 more wordsAlmost 8 million people in Eastern Africa, including vulnerable children, face an acute hunger crisis as the region endures its worst drought in modern history — World Vision International
The number of hungry people in the Sahel and West Africa has quadrupled over the last three years, currently reaching 41 million, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) reported on Friday. Issuing the alert, [WFP](http://www1.wfp.org/) said that the figure rose to 43 million when the Central African Republic was included in the food insecurity estimate. […]Sub-Saharan Africa under threat from multiple humanitarian crises — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source
Habitual climate miserablists should take a look around at the real world now and again. This year’s poor UK wheat harvest, reported by the BBC with a ‘climate change’ tag, looks like the exception not the rule.
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The International Grains Council (IGC) is reporting that global corn, wheat, and rice production is on pace to set new records this year, destroying an incessant parade of media claims that global warming is devastating crop production.
Here at Climate Realism, we have documented and debunked many of the ridiculous media claims that climate change is decimating crop production, some in the last month.
Global crop production, as well as crop production in most of the world’s nations, sets new records virtually every year as our planet modestly warms.
Now, the IGC reports – unsurprisingly – that the same is happening in 2020.
The online agriculture news service, World-Grain.com published a story, “IGC projects record output for corn, wheat and soybeans,” highlighting the findings of the International Grains Council (IGC), that it expects the harvest of key cereal crops, corn, rice, soybeans, and wheat, which are the core staple crops for many peoples around the world, to set records in 2020.
Full article here.
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The Government of [Ethiopia](http://www.fao.org/emergencies/countries/detail/en/c/151593/) is racing against time to control [Desert Locusts](http://www.fao.org/emergencies/crisis/desertlocust/en/) as the February – May Belg season starts. With support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Ministry of Agriculture is scaling up aerial and ground operations in… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/ethiopia-races-against-time-to-control-locusts-as-the-planting-season-starts?lang=en
A leading Ugandan economist is warning of heavy financial losses among banana farmers if they don’t soon adopt a genetically modified (GM) variety that can resist the devastating bacterial wilt disease. Farmers growing one hectare of GM bananas would likely earn an extra US$300 per year, while those who do not adopt the improved varieties […]