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World food prices hit record high in 2022: UN

January 7, 2023 mtadmin 0

PARIS, World food prices fell for a ninth month in a row in December but hit their highest level on record for the full year in 2022, UN data showed.Food prices soared to a monthly record high in March after Russia invaded agricultural powerhouse Ukrai…

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Recognizing and tackling a global food crisis

January 5, 2023 mtadmin 0

This year, acute food insecurity is projected to reach a new peak, surpassing the food crisis experienced in 2007-2008. A combination of factors—including greater poverty and supply chain disruptions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukr…

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Recognizing and tackling a global food crisis

January 5, 2023 mtadmin 0

This year, acute food insecurity is projected to reach a new peak, surpassing the food crisis experienced in 2007-2008. A combination of factors—including greater poverty and supply chain disruptions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukr…

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Eight African countries set to start trading using AfCFTA

August 23, 2022 mtadmin 0

ACCRA— Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Herbert Krapa, has announced that Ghana, together with seven other countries are set to commence trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).So far, 54 African countries have signed the A…

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US Announces Another $150 Million for Africa Food Crisis

August 6, 2022 mtadmin 0

ACCRA, GHANA — U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Friday announced a $150 million package for Africa to help address food and humanitarian crises.Speaking before a gathering of over 500 participants at the University of Ghana in Acc…