Hunger

Youth employment is Africa’s big challenge

In Sub-Saharan Africa, more than 60 percent of a 1.2 billion population are under the age of 25. Supporting them in obtaining decent jobs, especially in rural areas, is one of the great challenges we are facing in pursuit of a Zero Hunger world and the achievement of the Sustainable Development...

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 8:28am

AfDB, FAO seek $100 million to fight hunger in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) are looking for $100 million over the next five years for investing in agriculture to end hunger in Africa and create wealth. More than 243 million people of Africa’s 1.2 billion population are hungry,...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 11:31am

Hunger, malnutrition reach record levels in South Sudan: UN official

A UN senior official said Thursday that South Sudan's hunger and malnutrition have reached record levels, affecting some 1.75 million people. At a meeting of the Security Council, Bintou Keita, assistant secretary-general for peacekeeping operations, said the continued fighting in South Sudan...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:14am

Award winning Rwandan scientist keen to help end hunger in Africa

Cedric Habiyaremye, the winner of this year’s Rise against Hunger’s World Hunger Leadership Award, has pledged to establish an organisation that will support community agricultural development and youth empowerment in the agricultural sector in a bid to fight hunger in Rwanda and Africa...

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 5:04am

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