Kenya Must Do More on Food Security Despite Harvest
Despite a disease that has destroyed acres of maize, the country is expected to have a bumper harvest according to Agriculture Permanent Secretary Romano Kiome. Kenya will only import one million bags to cover for the shortfall down from nine million bags in past years.
Capital FM, 15 October 2012
Despite a disease that has destroyed thousands of acres of maize in Kenya's breadbasket regions, the country is expected to produce unprecedented 38 million bags this season,... read more »
Despite a disease that has destroyed acres of maize, the country is expected to produce 38 million bags this season, according to Permanent Secretary Romano Kiome.
United Nations World Food Programme, 12 October 2012
Natural disasters are a leading cause of hunger. Not only do they cut off families' access to food in the short term, they can also affect a community's ability to fend off hunger... read more »
Oxfam International, 12 October 2012
With abnormally high food prices and slowing efforts to tackle global hunger, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) must now energize governments to begin fixing the broken... read more »