Food and fuel prices are rising across Myanmar, posing a “looming threat” to food security as the violent fallout from the 1 February military coup continues, the UN’s World Food Programme warns.
Southern Madagascar has been experiencing ongoing drought since 2019. Roughly 1.3 million people – more than one in three people in the area– have become food insecure in what the World Food Program (WFP) describes as “famine-like conditions,” compounded by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Orient Experience restaurant in Venice offers dishes from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Turkey and Greece, just to name a few countries. Its geographically diverse menu represents an ever-growing record of the migrants working in the restaurant and their long, perilous journeys to Europe.
GCC members import some 90 percent of their food. Although they managed to avoid mass shortages during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, the crisis has certainly given Arab capitals plenty to chew over concerning their long-term food security.