Banks have cut credit lines for traders shipping food to war-torn Yemen, where ports have been battlegrounds and the financial system is grinding to a halt, choking vital supplies to the state.
Lenders are increasingly unwilling t
Iran's food distribution system is in crisis even though Western sanctions do not directly target the market, badly hurting the poor and turning some staples into luxuries.
Private importers are shrinking away from deals made
Africa’s Sahel food crisis has been brought to centre stage with a new short video from a top Emirati filmmaker and supporter of Oxfam, the confederation of 15 organisations which combats poverty and injustice.
The looming food crisis in A
UK charity Oxfam, warning that food demand will have jumped by 70 percent by 2050, said soaring food prices and weather and financial shocks had aggravated the hunger crisis and that the global food economy was broken.
'The food system
India's anxiety over erratic monsoon rains will become more acute as rising incomes and a growing population push up demand for farmed produce faster than supply, turning the nation into a major importer within 5 years.
Forecasts of a norm
A call has gone out to create village farms across Bahrain, using a revolutionary method called Hydroponics to grow crops for local consumption.
Hydroponics, which involves growing plants without soil, could help Bahrain combat the effects
Mauritania plans to impose a ban on the export of three varieties of fish following the food crisis in the country, according to a government official.
The bluefish, mullet and meagre have been specially reserved for domestic consumption a
There is no end in sight to global food shortages and multiple crises from climate change and energy and water scarcity will soon intensify what is already a silent famine, the World Bank said on Wednesday.
'There may be a
The global food crisis that saw prices of foodgrains touch record levels will soon end, after farmers around the world planted more, said a senior Indian government official, according to a report.
'I don't think there's a cris
Drought-tolerant seeds from the seed banks could be the solution to world food shortages in a time of climate change, according to a study by Native Seeds/SEARCH, a 25-year-old non-profit organisation.
Three-quarters of the food supply cur