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New York, Dec 11(Just Earth News): On International Mountain Day, the United Nations food security agency has called for greater focus on sustainable agriculture in highland regions around the globe to better respond to climate change impacts and migration challenges.

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Conflicts, drought drive hunger despite strong global food supply – UN agriculture agency

New York, Dec 8(Just Earth News):  Despite strong global food supply, localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, the

Urgent action needed to address rising global hunger, says UN agency head

New York, Dec 5(Just Earth News): Immediate action is needed to address the rise in global hunger, the head of the United Nations food security agency has urged, highlighting the need ...

From thorny to tasty: UN agriculture agency looking at cactus as climate resilient food

New York, Dec 1(Just Earth News): With the reality of climate change becoming more real by the day, including its impact on food sources, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organi ...

Ensuring family farmers’ access to food key to tackling global hunger – UN agency

New York, Nov 29(Just Earth News): Family farmers need more support and access to food, the head of the United Nations agriculture agency has said, urging lawmakers to consider legisla ...

Famine may be unfolding 'right now' in Yemen, warns UN relief wing

New York, Nov 18(Just Earth News): The United Nations relief wing on Friday, warned of famine-like conditions unfolding in Yemen, as a blockade on aid and other essential goods by a Sa ...

Conflicts, climatic change drive food insecurity and undernourishment in sub-Saharan Africa – UN

New York, Nov 17(Just Earth News): Adverse climatic conditions, a sluggish global economy and conflicts are key factors driving food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nation ...

Unhealthy diets could undo progress on food security in Asia-Pacific, warns UN report

New York, Nov 11(Just Earth News): Urgent action is needed to tackle malnutrition and promote consumption of healthier foods in the Asia-Pacific region – home to most of the world’s unde ...

Yemen facing largest famine the world has seen for decades, warns UN aid chief

New York, Nov 9(Just Earth News): Yemen will be gripped by famine – one the likes of which the world has not seen in years – if the blockade on basic supplies into the country imposed by ...

UN agriculture agency launches handbook to improve safety in banana farming sector

New York, Nov 9(Just Earth News): The United Nations agriculture agency and the Government of Ecuador launched Wednesday a practical guide for workers in the banana sector – the most expor ...