Global food supply conditions are robust, but access to food has been dramatically reduced in areas suffering civil conflicts, while drought conditions are worsening food security across swathes of East Africa, according to the new edition of FA
A new mobile phone app designed to help aid workers predict where hunger may strike and provide help in good time was launched by Austrian scientists on Thursday.
The app, which is free to use, combines and ana
When South Sudan was born, the world's youngest country had generous Western allies and sturdy oil exports, a formula that offered a chance to build a modern economy and drag its people out of their daily struggle to feed themselves.
Bahrain is planning to build a BD754,000 ($2 million) teacher training college in the Somali capital Mogadishu as part of its project to help the country recover from decades of war, drought and famine.
Work is progressing on the project a
Bahrain's third aid shipment to drought and famine-hit Somalia, worth $300,000, will be despatched today (October 10).
It is part of a $2 million consignment, consisting of medical equipment, medicine, food, plastic mats, water contai
Bahrain’s Royal Charity Organisation has signed an agreement to deliver the first relief aid consignment to famine-stricken Somalia, aiming to help cure 1,000 Somalis suffering from cataract.
Secretary-general Dr Mustafa Al Sayyed signed a
The UAE government has joined hands with the Arab Federation for Food Industries and AR Group to roll out an ambitious initiative to support food security in the Arab world and address the famine in the African Horn.
The initiative, to be
RAK Ceramics, the world's largest ceramic tiles and sanitaryware manufacturing company, is organising a campaign in cooperation with Unicef to provide aid to drought-hit areas in Africa.
The targeted areas in the Horn of Africa include Som
FedEx helps Unicef with Somalia food airlift
Approximately 91 metric tonnes of high-nutrient food was delivered to Nairobi, Kenya, in response to the famine in Somalia, by FedEx Express, a leading express transportation company.
A total of BD94,250 ($250,000) has been donated to the victims of Somalia’s famine by Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the company said.
Alba’s donation was in response to the fund-raising campaign initiated by Bahrain’s Information Affairs Autho