Food Security

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  • 11 May 2019- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt At least 52 million people in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA) suffer from chronic undernourishment amid a spread in conflicts and protracted crises since 2011, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
  • 10 May 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report SAO PAOLO Merco Press Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental protections. The former officials
  • 10 May 2019- 07:16 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Xinhua Kenyan deputy president William Ruto on Wednesday said that climate change was to blame for shrinking water resources in the country. "Climate change is causing poor and delayed rainfall that in the end result to poor harvests and food
  • 11 May 2019- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Info OXFORD, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Kathryn Pharr and Alex Mauroner describe the embedded and often hidden costs
  • 8 May 2019- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The known extent of contamination of United States communities with the highly toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS continues to grow at an alarming rate. As of March 2019, at least 610 locations in 43 states are now
  • 8 May 2019- 09:27 by Local Press Report The Hague ICRC Climate Center The Dutch government last week called for “more and better [development] programming that is both conflict- and climate-sensitive”. The Director General for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Reina
  • 8 May 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANTWERP, Belgium The health of Lake Victoria's ecosystem in East Africa is under an increasing threat attributed to the decline in hippopotamus populations. A 20 percent decline in population due to poaching, habitat loss, and human conflict has
  • 7 May 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The United Kingdom has announced funding for three new aid programs in Africa and South Asia as the country bids to host the United Nations climate conference (COP26) in 2020. Speaking in Abuja, Nigeria May 1, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy
  • 6 May 2019- 08:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has completed its three-year review of the effect of modern civilization on natural world, publishing its long-anticipated assessment May 6. The
  • 7 May 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The 9th Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, convened in Geneva from May 1, will address a global ban on the toxic chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and other fluorinated organic
  • 7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that the issue of water should be separated from
  • 7 May 2019- 07:01 by Local Press Report ACCRA GhanaWeb Board Chairman of Ghana Water Company Limited and Member of Parliament for Effutu constituency Alex Afenyo Markin has reiterated calls on government to intensify the fight against illegal mining popularly known as Galamsey. “This is not about
  • 7 May 2019- 07:01 by Local Press Report DUBAI MEP Middle East Water security is a key issue in the Middle East region, and climate change is pushing countries to move more towards desalination projects, according to Fady Juez, managing director of Metito. Metito is a provider of total intelligent
  • 5 May 2019- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Multiple observational datasets and reconstructions using data from tree rings have confirmed that human activities were probably affecting the worldwide risk of droughts as early as the beginning of the twentieth century,
  • 5 May 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWARK DE, United States Tapping into water found in the continental shelf beneath oceans for oil recovery could lead to adverse impacts onshore, according to new research. The research by scientists from the University of Delaware, US and Sun-Yat Sen

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