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Economic Development

Impact of Russia-Ukraine Conflict

An opportunity to build resilient, inclusive Food Systems in Africa.
Secretary-General António Guterres addressing the UN Security Council.

“The War in Ukraine: A Silent Assault on the Developing World”

The crisis could throw up to 1.7 billion people into poverty, destitution and hunger
Zambia's withered grain fields: Does genetically modified relief food pose health risks?   Photo: ©WFP / Brenda Barton

Controversy rages over 'GM' food aid

Zambia, citing health concerns, bars genetically modified grain

Africa’s food policy needs sharper teeth

Good intentions alone are not enough
Examining high-quality corn for future cultivation in Cameroon
Web Feature

Africa’s economy grows, but many stomachs are empty

Africa Human Development Report stirs debate on food security

Global food crisis: time to break the vicious cycle

Delaying reforms will guarantee recurrent surges in food prices

Relief efforts gear up for Zimbabwe

Donors look for more progress on national reconciliation
Cover Story

Africa struggles with soaring food prices

From emergency reactions to farming investments

Price protests expose state faults

Rioting and repression reflect problems of African governance
NEPAD in action

Food keeps African children in school

NEPAD supports school feeding programmes
NEPAD in action

Combating Zambia’s ‘hidden hunger’

NEPAD and partners fortify food with vitamins and minerals

Africa starts a fishing ‘revolution’

NEPAD plan promotes poverty reduction, food security and environmental sustainability

Fixing the humanitarian aid system

UN, relief groups seek to bolster and speed up food delivery
Health Campaign