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Due to climate change, more than 1.2 billion people can be displaced in next three decades, finds report
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Due to climate change, more than 1.2 billion people can be displaced in next three decades, finds report

A total of 141 countries are going to face at least one ecological threat by 2050 and regions of sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa are likely to face the largest number.

Protesters in Buenos Aires clash with police amid demands to declare a food emergency in Argentina
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Protesters in Buenos Aires clash with police amid demands to declare a food emergency in Argentina

Several thousand protesters camped Wednesday in downtown Buenos Aires to demand Argentina declare a food emergency as the economic crisis deepened just weeks ahead of the presidential election

North Korea facing 1.4 million tonne food shortfall, asks United Nations to help address looming crisis
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North Korea facing 1.4 million tonne food shortfall, asks United Nations to help address looming crisis

North Korea has asked United Nations aid agencies for help to address a looming food crisis after figures forecast a sharp drop in crop production for this year, a UN spokesman has said.

Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal govt providing food security to almost 90 percent of state under Khadya Sathi scheme
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Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal govt providing food security to almost 90 percent of state under Khadya Sathi scheme

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter to remember the martyrs of the 1959 Khadya Andolan. She also said that special assistance was also being given to the people of once 'Maoist'-hit Jangalmahal, hill areas, cyclone 'Aila' affected regions, and Singur in Hooghly district.

Video: South Sudan is facing the worst food crisis since World War II
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Video: South Sudan is facing the worst food crisis since World War II

As of March 2017, a United Nations Report accused the government of South Sudan of continuing to spend its oil revenue on the purchase of arms.

United Nations warns Yemen conflict is leading to country's collapse
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United Nations warns Yemen conflict is leading to country's collapse

Stephen O'Brien told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that "Yemen now has the ignominy of being the world's largest food security crisis," with over 17 million people in need of food

Let them eat cockroach: Will Yogi Adityanath's beef crackdown spur a 'bug revolution' in India?
India

Let them eat cockroach: Will Yogi Adityanath's beef crackdown spur a 'bug revolution' in India?

Will a Yogi Adityanath someday make the case for a cricket (the insect) farm, based on the environmental and economic benefits?

Donald Trump urged by US lawmakers to sanction Venezuelan officials
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Donald Trump urged by US lawmakers to sanction Venezuelan officials

A bipartisan group of US lawmakers has sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to sanction Venezuelan officials responsible for corruption and human rights abuses.

Leaders from southern Africa meet to tackle region's worst food crisis in a decade
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Leaders from southern Africa meet to tackle region's worst food crisis in a decade

Leaders of 15 southern African countries will gather for an annual summit on Monday as the region grapples with serious food shortages that have left a record number of people needing aid.