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7.7 million people in DRC face “acute hunger” UN warns

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In Kasai Central, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), World Food Programme DRC and partner World Vision distributed 41 tons of food to 2,800 vulnerable and displaced people in Tshilumba

FAO Welcomes UN Security Council Recognition of Conflict-Famine Link

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A famine was declared in parts of South Sudan in February this year, after conflict broke out in the world’s newest nation in December 2013.

17 August 2017, Rome – The UN Food and Agriculture …

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Parliamentarians have a key role to play along with governments, civil society, private sector, international agencies and donors “to achieve a Zero Hunger generation in our lifetime”, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today …

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Global food commodity prices will remain low over the next decade compared to previous peaks, as demand growth in a number of emerging economies is expected to slow down and biofuel policies have a diminished …

Open Briefing of Security Council Committee Concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources

On 4 August 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo held an open briefing with interested Member States on the illegal exploitation of natural …

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