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.
Mar 10, 2017 ... This week, 3/13/17, world news focuses on the global drought and food shortages affecting 70 million people in 45 countries.
Dec 24, 2015 ... Widespread water shortages caused by rising global temperatures could lead to food shortages and mass migration, an expert has warned.
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 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, ...
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 ...
Mar 2, 2016 ... Climate experts have long predicted severe consequences for global food security if serious steps are not taken to mitigate climate change.
Apr 17, 2014 ... The world is less than 40 years away from a food shortage that will have ... food production will be limited on a global scale by the availability of ...
Feb 16, 2016 ... ... million people in southern Africa, Asia and Latin America facing food and water shortages. ... El Niño is causing global food crisis, UN warns.
Also the exhausted condition caused by want of food; the want or scarcity of food .... The global trend in stunting prevalence and numbers affected is decreasing.