Famine

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We can’t stop the war in Ukraine but we can prevent it causing world hunger | Bob Geldof
In a world economy of trillions, the funds necessary to feed the hungry are truly small. So why aren’t we doing it, asks singer Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof

27, Jun, 2022 @11:19 AM

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Windfall tax on Covid profits could ease ‘catastrophic’ food crisis, says Oxfam
A levy on food and fossil fuel giants could save lives now and help create a sustainable food system, says Gabriela Bucher

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Russian navy ordered to lay mines at Ukraine’s Black Sea ports, says US
Intelligence claims operation is part of Russia’s blockade of grain exports, which threatens to trigger global famine

Julian Borger

23, Jun, 2022 @5:27 PM

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UK offers expertise in escort of Ukraine grain to avert starvation in Africa
Liz Truss and Turkish foreign minister meet to discuss safe passage for convoy under UN plan

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Jun, 2022 @4:44 PM

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No water. Little food. Shelters made of clothes: inside Somalia’s Bulo Garas camp
The failure of the fourth rainy season in a row has left millions facing hunger, especially in the country’s hard-hit south-west with growing numbers seeking refuge in humanitarian camps

Fathi Mohamed Ahmed in Baidoa

23, Jun, 2022 @12:03 PM

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Somalia: ‘The worst humanitarian crisis we’ve ever seen’
Children starving to death ‘before our eyes’ say aid workers as G7 leaders warned only ‘massive’ and urgent funding will avert famine

Lizzy Davies

22, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Millions at risk in South Sudan as Ukraine war forces slashing of aid
Drastic cuts to World Food Programme assistance will leave people ‘looking death in the face’ unless global donors offer support

Lizzy Davies

14, Jun, 2022 @1:30 PM

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The Black Sea blockade: mapping the impact of war in Ukraine on the world’s food supply – interactive
From vast grain stores stuck in Odesa to famine risk in Yemen, a visual guide to the far-reaching effects of Russia’s block on exports

Kaamil Ahmed, Garry Blight, Liz Ford and Lydia McMullan

09, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Africa warns of food crisis due to Russian blockade of Ukraine’s ports
African Union chair calls on EU leaders to do all they can to release grain stocks amid ‘perfect storm’ for global supply chain

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

31, May, 2022 @2:46 PM

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Apocalypse now / Albo room: Inside the 27 May Guardian Weekly
The global food crisis. Plus: Albanese’s Australia.

Graham Snowdon

25, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘My house, the barns, I lost everything’: the Ukrainian farmers devastated by war
Hundreds of farms were destroyed in a war that has worsened food insecurity and threatened famine

Lorenzo Tondo in Pochepyn

24, May, 2022 @9:36 AM

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Britain slashes humanitarian aid by 51% despite global food crisis
Campaigners say ministers must change course as millions face famine in Africa and the Ukraine war threatens to disrupt global food supplies

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

22, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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