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A famine is a widespread scarcity of food, caused by several factors including crop failure, ... The declaration of a famine carries no binding obligations on the UN or member states, but serves to focus global attention on the problem.


Feb 21, 2017 ... Venezuela is still in the grip of a worsening crisis of food shortages, ... To confront global imbalances in the long term, the World Bank says the ...


The European Union, FAO and WFP have joined forces with FEWS NET, UNICEF and regional organisations like CILSS, IGAD and SICA to coordinate needs ...


Dec 24, 2015 ... Widespread water shortages caused by rising global temperatures could lead to food shortages and mass migration, an expert has warned.


Dec 23, 2015 ... The world is facing a future of food shortages and mass migration as a consequence of widespread water shortages caused by global warming, ...


Sep 1, 2017 ... THE world could be facing a food shortage in just 10 years, according to an agricultural data technology company.


Oct 15, 2014 ... Zeigler explained that GHI has done reports on global food productivity over the last five years, but this is the first time the analysis has found ...


Mar 2, 2016 ... Climate experts have long predicted severe consequences for global food security if serious steps are not taken to mitigate climate change.


May 9, 2017 ... While speaking at the Global Food Innovation Summit, former President Barack Obama warned that failure to tackle climate change will disrupt ...