Can the world feed 8bn people sustainably?

ore than enough food is produced to feed all of the 8 billion people currently alive on the planet, yet after a decade of steady decline hunger is back on the rise, affecting 10% of the global population. According to the World Food Programme, ripple effects of the...

‘Zambia misses CAADP Malabo Benchmarks’

Zambia risks failing to grow its agriculture sector and attain sustained food productivity and fight hunger for its 18+ population because of low budget allocation in recent years, contrasting the African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) benchmarks, an...

Three ways to make a difference with agriculture this Mandela month

If you’re wondering how you can make a difference this Mandela Month, start with food… Farming is one of the most important professions for the future of food security in Africa. Did you know that, according to StatsSA, 17.3% of South Africa’s population (10.1 million...

Sudan: One-third of population faces acute food insecurity 

The Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Assessment (CFSVA) shows that the combined effects of economic and political crises; conflict and displacement; climate shocks; and a poor harvest in the past agricultural season are among the key drivers of the...

Food and People

Food and Agriculture, Global, Headlines, Population, Poverty & SDGs • – People require food, with more people requiring more food and less people requiring less food. Despite that self-evident relationship, most governments appear reluctant to accept the...