02 Dec, 2019

News Feed - Nov. 25/Dec. 1

by Food&Migration

Farming will drive Africa’s food security, prosperity

Today, 1.2 billion people reside in Africa, a figure set to quadruple by the end of the century. That will be nearly 5 billion mouths to feed; a monumental figure, but one that doesn’t frighten me.

The Herald

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Refugees being 'starved out' of UN facility in Tripoli 

Aid worker claims refugees are being denied food to motivate them to leave.

The Guardian

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Alarm raised about migration to cities 

Islamabad :Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul said the internal migration, especially from rural areas to urban settlements, was going to be one of the biggest problems of the country at all levels.

The News

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Niger Migrant Hub Goes From Boom To Bust As New Measures Bite

Once a fabled stop on medieval trading routes across the Sahara, Agadez blossomed half a dozen years ago into a modern-day hub for caravans of a different type -- convoys of Africans desperate to reach Europe.

International Business Times

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Rising internal migration next crisis for Pakistan

Internal migration, especially from rural to urban settlements, is going to be one of the biggest problems the country will face while extreme climate events, such as floods and droughts, are putting immense strain on precious natural resources such as water and crop production.

The Express Tribune

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To ensure food security, we must tackle climate change: CP-EU co-chair Zorrinho 

There’s an estimated 820 million people who are hungry globally, representing 11 per cent of the global population, according to statistics from UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

The New Times

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Food security at stake

India needs a strategic road map to realign food production according to climate risks, says Sourajit Aiyer.

The Tribune

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