While World Food Day 2011 may be over, the suffering of millions in Ghana and indeed the world is far from over. The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) states that currently there are over 1 billion hungry and food insecure people around the world, out of which 98% live in the developing countries where food …
Category Archive: World Food Day
The U.N. Committee on World Food Security opened its new session in Rome Monday. The meeting follows Sunday’s observance of World Food Day with the theme: Food Prices – from Crisis to Stability.
Accra , Oct 15, GNA – In just a period of three years, the price of fresh coconut has tripled rising from as low as 20 Ghana pesewas (20Gp) in 2007 to as high as 60 Ghana pesewas (60Gp) in 2011, especially in the capital city of Accra, Ghana.
Ghana, will mark the 2011 World Food Day Celebrations with a coconut planting exercise at Bronikrom in the Shama District of the Western Region.
ROME, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) — Heads of the international community met in Rome on Monday to celebrate the World Food Day, and called for more investment in agriculture and moves to empower women to ensure global food security.
This year’s World Food Day theme, “Food Prices – From Crisis to Stability”, was created to shed some light on this trend and what can be done to mitigate its affect on the most vulnerable.
The UN urged transparency on commodity markets to stabilise food prices at a World Food Day ceremony on Monday, as campaigners pressed for global rules on farmland investments in developing countries.
Sunday and Monday saw World Food Celebrations taking place across the globe while famine, hunger and food insecurity continues unabated.
Ed. Note: This year’s Blog Action Day falls on World Food Day, and that’s no accident. All over the world, people are talking about the world food crisis and other food-related issues. This post is part of Important Media’s Blog Action Day 2011 coverage. This year’s theme is FOOD! You can check out some more of …
Most nations of the world face a very bleak future regarding the provision of adequate food to feed the growing population. This fact was poignantly brought home recently by three Rome-based United Nations agencies, the Food and Agricultural Organisation, FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, and the World Food Programme, WFP.