13 Jan, 2020

News Feed - January 6-12

by Food&Migration

Food, power, and place in Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas’s foodscape tells the story of past generations of migration, a history of power and resistance, and the globalization-driven present trend of displacement, upheaval, and urbanization.

Scalawag

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Could soil contain the answer to food shortages?

As water shortages, high temperatures and rising greenhouse gas emissions threaten food production, countries around the world are looking somewhere new for solutions — the soil.

The Herald

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Urgent food supplies needed to reach families facing hunger crisis in Zambia

Zambia is facing an unprecedented food crisis. More than 2.4 million people are affected and at least 430,000 people are experiencing severe food insecurity described as just one level below famine.

Reliefweb

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Locust emergency – a threat to food security

Pakistan recently faced a fierce desert locust attack and declared a locust emergency. Desert locusts are a collection of certain species of short-horned grasshoppers in the family of Acrididae.

The Express Tribune

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