Tuesday, January 9, 2018
A new study led by researchers at UC Davis shows insurance can be the most effective way to increase the resilience of poor households in the face of climate change while also preventing other households from falling into poverty. In the long term,...
Africa, United States, America
Monday, December 18, 2017
East Africa has endured four seasons in a row that have failed to bring adequate rains. This most recent, below average rainy season has pushed the region deeper into a humanitarian crisis that has left millions in urgent need of food, water, and medical...
Africa, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme launched its Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa report on Monday during the African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Family farmers need more support and access to food, the head of the United Nations agriculture agency has said, urging lawmakers to consider legislation that improves productivity and boosts social protections to tackle the global hunger challenge which...
Monday, October 30, 2017
The government on Friday approved an increase of more than 15 percent to next year’s national budget, which will now surpass $6 billion. According to government representatives, the extra funds will be used to improve the quality of public services –...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Empowering rural women with resources and equipping them with skills for services and decent jobs is a driving force in the fight against poverty and hunger.
Mr Serge Nakouzi, Deputy Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) for...