Factors Affecting the Essential Provision of Clean Water

According to the World Health Organization, in 2017, 5.3 billion people used safely managed drinking-water services located on premises, available when needed, and free from contamination. However, this leaves approximately 2.2 billion people without such access, with...

We Are What We Eat

We are living in one of the most uncertain times on planet earth, witnessing extreme climate shifts, environmental breakdown, and social struggle. There is a great discord on the planet with annual and seasonal cycles of floods, fires, droughts and extreme poverty. To...

COVID and Nutrition: The Upstairs and Downstairs Story, Both Bad News

COVID and Nutrition: The Upstairs and Downstairs Story, Both Bad News It has been more than eight months since the novel coronavirus was confirmed in China and more than five months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global pandemic. Because of the...

CFS Calls for Building Back Better to Avert a COVID-19 Food Crisis

CFS Calls for Building Back Better to Avert a COVID-19 Food Crisis In March 2020, the Bureau of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) along with members of its (ad hoc) Advisory Group convened a virtual video conference to discuss COVID-19 and its impacts on food...

COVID-19 and the impact on small holder farmers in Nigeria

The World Health Organisation has expressed concerns about the rapid evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa, and notes that it is one of the biggest health challenges Africa has faced in a generation. So, how will this impact food security, especially...