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Signs Of The End

Famine

... and there shall be famines ...

(Matthew 24:7)

Famine in the News


ScienceNordic

Somalia conflict and famine: the causes are bad governance, not climate change
ScienceNordic
Some were times of famine, which the UN defines according to certain measures of hunger, malnutrition and death, and others were food crises, when hunger and malnutrition rose sharply. The major events were: a famine in 1991–92, food crises in 1999 ...

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The Hill

45 countries are facing severe hunger — We can do more to help ...
The Hill
What we are seeing today is the worst hunger crisis since the WWII era.

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Omaha World-Herald

Editorial: With world hunger on the rise, Midlanders can help
Omaha World-Herald
The World Food Prize committee praised Adesina for his work “to transform African agriculture” through initiatives that “expand agricultural production, thwart corruption in the Nigerian fertilizer industry and exponentially increase the availability ...



PRI

World hunger has increased for the first time in 15 years. Blame war ...
PRI
Around the globe, about 815 million people — 11 percent of the world's population — went hungry in 2016, according to the latest data from the United Nations.

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NPR

The World Vowed To End Hunger By 2030 — But Are We Even - NPR
NPR
There have been decades of progress in the fight against hunger. But the rosy numbers don't tell the whole story.

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Bloomberg

Ireland Tops U.S. as the Country Best Able to Feed Its People
Bloomberg
The U.S. for the first time dropped from the top spot in a global ranking of how well countries can feed their own people, as concerns about agricultural research ...

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Washington Post

Why does Putin want to control Ukraine? Ask Stalin.
Washington Post
That year, the Soviet Union was once again in turmoil, following his disastrous decision to collectivize agriculture. As famine began spreading, he became alarmed by news that Ukrainian Communist Party members were refusing to help Moscow requisition ...

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Business Insider

Why hunger is on the rise in the world, and what can be done about ...
Business Insider
The number of hungry and malnourished people is rising for the first time in over a decade. This is according to the United Nation's Food and Agriculture ...
Conflict and climate change lead to a rise in global hungerDown To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

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The Conversation AU

Why hunger is on the rise in the world, and what can be done about it
The Conversation AU
The distinction between food insecurity and famine is artificial and unhelpful. Hungry people are suffering however their situation falls below the radar.

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