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Africa's hungry aren't picky

Despite ongoing controversy, genetically modified foods have won a firm place in farm fields and stores because of their benefits, such as high productivity and better resistance to pests. Many...

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Southern Africa crisis worsens: 14.4 million people in dire need

JOHANNESBURG - On the heels of a two-week mission to southern Africa, the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Humanitarian Needs, James T. Morris, today announced that an additional 1.6 million...

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Severe food shortage in southern Africa updated Sep 2002

As the fall approaches, concerns about the impending food crisis in Southern Africa grow. The numbers, familiar by now to many, are nonetheless staggering: 1.2 million metric tons of food needed, 13...

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ACFOA Council resolution on southern Africa food shortage

ACFOA Council refers to the 2001 Council Resolutions on Zimbabwe, Debt and HIV/AIDS and notes that: Australian aid to Africa has, in real terms, shrunk to half what it was in 1995-96. For the 2002/3...

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The Red Cross food fleet in place in Malawi

By Grethe Ostern in Malawi The Red Cross trucking fleet for the food operation in southern Africa is now in place in Malawi. The first M6 truck hit the dirt roads of Malawi on 10 September, carrying...

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Southern Africa: More food aid needed

LILONGWE, 12 September (IRIN) - Food aid is urgently needed in Southern Africa before planning for the region's recovery can begin, Carolyn McAskie, Deputy Emergency Coordinator in the UN Office for...

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Famine en Afrique australe: une course contre la montre

Le décompte a commencé pour le Zimbabwe, la Zambie, le Malawi, le Swaziland, le Lesotho et le Mozambique. En juillet, sept millions de personnes n'avaient plus de quoi manger. En septembre, elles...

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Lesotho: Still on the brink

JOHANNESBURG, 6 Sep 2002 (IRIN) - UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Caroline McAskie urged donors this week to help Lesotho overcome a food crisis that affects one-in-five of the country's...

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Southern Africa: Food crisis aggravates spread of HIV

JOHANNESBURG, 4 September (IRIN) - Southern Africa's food crisis is taking place in the context of a severe HIV/AIDS epidemic, and coping mechanisms that previously saved lives may now facilitate the...

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CAFOD southern Africa appeal passes £1 million

CAFOD announced today that its Southern Africa Appeal has passed the =A31million mark. Touched by the plight of the 14 million people facing a severe food crisis in the region, CAFOD supporters have...

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