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Plan to Feed the Hungry

More than 1.6 million Kenyans in famine-stricken areas will get donation from Partners For Care, an NGO. Executive director Samuel Wanjau said the organisation will borrow food from the public to donate to the famine victims. Wanjau spoke to the ..., 3 hours ago

Ethiopia Rises, But Challenges Remain

For a very long time, Ethiopia and famine had almost been household words. People in all parts of the world still remember the heartbreaking pictures of emaciated and undernourished children, men and women of this ancient land called Ethiopia. This ...
 Addis Fortune1 day ago Ethiopia: Ethiopia Rises, but Challenges Remain  AllAfrica.com1 hour ago

Turning Ethiopia's desert green

A generation ago Ethiopia's Tigray province was stricken by a famine that shocked the world. Thirty years ago, not far from here, the BBC's Michael Buerk first alerted us to a biblical famine he described as "the closest thing to hell on earth".
 Austin American Statesman1 day ago

Chinese State TV Investigates Rice Switcheroo Scam at National Grain Warehouse

If you're eating in China, beware: Your rice might be older than you think it is. China's history of famine and starvation led it in 2004 to set up a price system that guarantees that the state would buy grains from farmers if the market falls below ...
 Austin American Statesman1 day ago

Crops lost and no hope of relief, farmers fear famine

GREATER NOIDA: Rustumpur, about 28 km from Noida, off the Yamuna Expressway, is a village of about 400 farmers. A group of farmers sits at a condolence meet for Birpal Singh, a landless farmer who died, according to those gathered, as he could not ...
 Times of India1 day ago

NET: In Tajikistan, prices for basic food products significantly higher than last year

, Asia-Plus -- The Food Assistance Outlook Brief for March 2015, released by the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), notes that prices for basic food commodities including wheat flour and potatoes in Tajikistan are significantly higher ...
 Asia Plus1 day ago Conflict will exacerbate food insecurity  Africa News Wire3 days ago FEWS NET: In Tajikistan, prices for basic food products significantly higher than last year  Asia Plus1 day ago
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Forth Child to attend Boston filmfest

Directed by Vahid Mousaian, The film chronicles the story of an Iranian actress who leaves her country to aid the famine-stricken people and war-torn nation of Sumalia and begins a career in photography to raise awareness about the human disaster in ...
 Mehr News3 days ago Boston film fest welcomes 'Fourth Child'  Iran Daily2 days ago
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Gas cartel goes from famine to a feast

It is high time competition regulators turned their gaze on the gas cartel. Photo: Erin Jonasson Has the feted gas "supply cliff" turned into a gas supply mountain? We were told by the gas lobby there would be severe gas shortages on the east coast.
 WA Today1 week ago From a famine to a feast for the gas cartel  Sydney Morning Herald1 week ago Famine to feast for gas cartel  Stock Journal Australia1 week ago
Archaeology Magazine

Malnutrition Seen in Baby Teeth From Irish Famine Victims

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 BRADFORD, ENGLAND—Julia Beaumont of the University of Bradford and a team of scientists have analyzed the carbon and nitrogen isotopes in the teeth of children and adults who died during the 1845-52 Irish famine.
 Archaeology Magazine5 days ago Victorian Baby Teeth Shed Light on Modern Kids' Future  Laboratory Equipment4 days ago Victorian baby teeth could help predict future health of children today  Science Daily4 days ago Study of Victorian baby teeth could predict children's health - The Northern Echo  Grub4Life2 days ago
Reuters UK

Years after the famine, here's how North Koreans really get by

By North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles as he gives field guidance during a visit to the November 2 Factory of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, ...
 Reuters UK1 week ago North Korea: Kim Jong-un strikes a pose in newly released photographs of dictator  Irish Mirror1 day ago ICYMI: North Korea Grants Permission For Feminist Border Crossing Event Since They've Remained Quiet On Human Rights Abuses  Town Hall4 days ago 'NK leader should face criminal tribunal'  Korea Times5 days ago
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