Ghana will go to the polls in November this year to select the caretakers of their health, wealth and happiness. As always there will be manifestos, rallies and promises by the dozen. The big question is to what extent food security will be in the forefront of the political agenda.
Tag Archive: 2012
The year 2011 was without doubt an annus horribilis with regards to food security globally. What are the issues that need to be addressed by governments globally and specifically in Ghana in 2012 that will indicate a positive trend towards ensuring food security for the people. Food Security Ghana will endeavour to highlight those issues …
ROME (AP) — The new head of the U.N. food agency said Tuesday he expects food prices to stay volatile in 2012 — and more people to go hungry.
UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) director general Jose Graziano da Silva gestures during a news conference at the FAO headquarters in Rome, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)
Jose Graziano da Silva, director-general of UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), adjusts his glasses as he leads a news conference at the FAO headquarters in Rome, Jan. 3, 2012.
ROME, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Prices of some foods may ease slightly in 2012 due to a slowing global economy but are unlikely to drop drastically from the high levels reached last year, the new director-general of the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organisation said on Tuesday.