UN Chief Urges Immediate Action on World Food Day 2023 as Global Food Crisis Deepens

World Food Day 2023 comes during a global food crisis, with the world moving backwards on ending hunger and malnutrition. Some 780 million people around the world are going hungry; almost fifty million children are at risk of death from severe wasting. Yet funding for this year’s global humanitarian appeal stands at just 32 percent. […]

GOVERNMENT OF MONTSERRAT FOOD VOUCHER RELIEF PROGRAMME ROLLS OUT ON AUGUST 10TH

The Government of Montserrat’s Food Voucher Relief Programme will roll out on Thursday, 10 August 2023, to assist residents on the island who need economic relief during these challenging times. The initiative will enable each household on Montserrat to purchase up to $300.00 worth of grocery supplies from any supermarket of choice participating in the […]

Rising US prices underscore significance of food security in St Lucia

As food prices in the United States continue to rise, the impact will undoubtedly be felt by Saint Lucians when they shop at supermarkets, according to Agriculture Minister Hon Alfred Prospere. Nonetheless, he emphasizes that this situation underscores the significance of food security. Prospere stated, “Any increase outside of Saint Lucia will mean an increase […]

Food prices can skyrocket due to Black Sea Grain Initiative suspension

THE decision by Russia to suspend the Black Sea Grain Initiative is being chastised by the United States as it could send food prices skyrocketing around the world. Ukraine, which is one of the world’s largest exporters of wheat and grain, has been locked in intense fighting with Russia since last year, and it has […]

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