Tag Archives: Food security

12Nov/23

Winter DataDive weekend 2023

12 Nov 2023 – We are thrilled to let you know about our winter DataDive weekend, taking place in London on 18-19 November 2023! Right now, we’re working hard behind the scenes with our Data Ambassador volunteers and our charity partners to get the project ready for you. At the weekend, you’ll be introduced to the charities and their projects, and then you’ll get to ‘dive’ straight into the data. It’s a great way to make a difference using your data skills! Continue reading

11Nov/23

World News in Brief: ‘Outrage’ over Black Sea attack, funding pledge to alleviate El Niño, breast cancer alert

NEW YORK, 09 November 2023 /PRNewswire Policy/ — Humanitarian Coordinator Denise Brown said in a statement that Wednesday’s attack came on the heels of a series of assaults that killed and inured civilians, destroyed grain supplies and damaged the historic Fine Arts Museum in the Ukrainian port city. Continue reading

09Jan/23

Global economy 2023: why there will still be plenty of pressure on food prices in the year ahead

John Hammond, University of Reading and Yiorgos Gadanakis, University of Reading

Welcome to this special report on the food industry, the fourth instalment in our series on where the global economy is heading in 2023. It follows recent articles on inflation, energy and the cost of living.

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01Sep/22

Will Pakistan floods spur better climate disaster planning?

  • Disasters globally worsened by lack of planning
  • Cash shortages, lack of political will contribute to risks
  • Disasters often share causes, pointing to ideas for action

By Laurie Goering

LONDON, Aug 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A third of Pakistan is underwater, with at least 1,100 people dead – including 380 children – but monsoon rains “on steroids”, likely fuelled by climate change, are not the only cause of the nation’s misery.
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