Food Security

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 1st, 2013
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  Prof. Ango Abdullahi Ahead of the 2015 Presidential election, Northern Elders’ Forum warned  on Saturday that Nigerians should not trust President Goodluck Jonathan  in his attempt to woo the country for another term. Secretary  of the NEF and former Presidential Adviser on Food Security, Prof...
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In Burundi
Oct 10th, 2012
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Paris – Three-quarters of African countries and several “Arab Spring” nations are at high or extreme risk of a food crisis, according to an analysis published on Wednesday. In a survey of 197 countries, 59 are most at risk of food insecurity, the British consultancy Maplecroft said....
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 9th, 2012
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BLANTYRE — More than 10 percent of Malawi’s inhabitants will need food aid over the next few months following massive crop failure in the south, a report said Monday. The report said 1.63 million Malawians, out of a population of 13 million, would need food aid despite a bumper harvest of three...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 4th, 2012
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The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition At the recent 2012 G8 Food Security Summit in Washington, D.C., Abebe Gellaw, a young Washington-based Ethiopian journalist, stood up in the gallery and thunderously proclaimed to dictator Meles Zenawi, “… Food is nothing without freedom…” Is he right?...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 25th, 2012
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Mr. President (of the African Union), Please allow a West African peasant to share with you his preoccupations in the run-up to the G8 Symposium on food security to be held in Washington on 18-19 May 2012 and the G8 on 20 May 2012 at Camp David. Two events at which the food security of […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 20th, 2012
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“Today, I can announce a new global effort we are calling a ‘New Alliance’ for food security and nutrition. And, to get the job done, we are bringing together all the key players around a shared commitment,” said Obama. At a food security forum in Washington, the president sai...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 14th, 2012
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By Alemayehu G. Mariam White House spokesman Jay Carney announced last week that President Obama has invited the presidents of Ghana,African Hunger Games at Camp David – Alemayehu G. Mariam Tanzania, Benin and Meles Zenawi to attend the G8 Summit (the forum for the governments of eight of the w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2012
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BY KEFFYALEW GEBREMEDHIN Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has finally come full circle. Over the decades, he has thrived on controversies, some of which he fostered, and stil does, with unmatched skills and perfect timing. They have served his purpose of staying in power as long to contentedly observe fro...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2012
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By Jacob K. Lupai South Sudan is made up of ten States which grew out of the previous three southern provinces of Upper Nile, Equatoria and Bahr el Ghazal. As history shows the people of South Sudan have had a long bloody struggle for independence. Indeed with tremendous fanfare South Sudan attained ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Apr 3rd, 2012
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This year’s Africa Investment Forum, themed ‘Partnering with ECOWAS to Accelerate Investment’, is underway in Accra. The 2-day forum, organized by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Business Council (CBC), seeks to promote investment and trade in Ghana...