Jul 1, 2011:
In an effort to prevent cholera from returning, UNICEF and other humanitarian groups are supplying water treatment chemicals to Zimbabwe that will last through March 2012, according to IRIN News.
Mar 11, 2011:
As the country with the highest rate of rice consumption per person, Bangladesh is poised to find bio-fortification methods in order to insure food security for its 158.6 million people, according to IRIN News.
Mar 9, 2011:
Whether one calls it agro-ecology, sustainable farming or organic farming, a move away from industrial agriculture towards environmentally and socially conscious farming is necessary to ensure food security.
Feb 15, 2011:
On February 15, Christiana Figueres, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), issued a statement warning against climate instability, according to the New York Times.
Feb 7, 2011:
In the same month that riots in Egypt erupted over food security and rising global food prices, the United Nations released a report on the potential of fish farming to bolster food security in the world.
Jan 28, 2011:
Britain and India will be teaming up on a new research initiative aimed at improving the sustainability of staple food crops and tackling other global hunger issues around India and the rest of the developing world.
Jan 27, 2011:
A network of researchers, farmers and citizens known as the Nigerian Organic Agriculture Network (NOAN) has begun a national initiative in Nigeria to shift their economy toward organic food production.
Jan 21, 2011:
Kenya's officials have expressed an interest in using science and technology breakthroughs to bolster food production and adapt to sustainable farming methods in the nation, according to a statement released Tuesday.
Jan 19, 2011:
Villagers and farmers in the Kancheepuram district of India are some of the most recent recipients of the World Bank's Irrigated Agriculture Modernization and Water Bodies Restoration and Management (IAMWARM) project, according to The Times of India.
Dec 28, 2010:
Germany's government has recently allocated nearly $6 million toward climate-smart agriculture and food security initiatives in developing nations with the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Dec 21, 2010:
The Senate and the House have both approved a new shark conservation bill that will extend protection to sharks off United States coastlines. The initiative now requires Obama's signature to go into effect.
Dec 7, 2010:
According to a new report released by the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), most of the world's chronic poverty and hunger is concentrated in rural areas, and especially among farmers.