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Hungry Venezuelans Cry at the Sight of Food, as Economic Crisis Deepens
World  (tags: world, politics, Venezuela, drought, political crisis, food crisis )

- 1003 days ago -
Pregnant women, children and even elderly Venezuelans crossed into Colombia on Sunday after the border was temporarily reopened, allowing them to buy basic foods and toiletries -- rare commodities in their home country.
Millions of Syrian Refugees Like Her Need Urgent Help. Donate Today! | WFP | TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, winter, starvation, food crisis, donate $1, 1.7 million refugees, WFP, donate )

- 1598 days ago -
If 64 million people each gave the equivalent of just US $ 1, we'd have enough to feed 1.7 million refugees through December.
20 Million People Face Hunger in Africa's Sahel Region
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', food crisis, africa, Sahel, Sahel region, government, conflict, society, politics, world )

- 1901 days ago -
The UN and partner humanitarian groups today called on the international community to spend $2 billion to avoid a famine in Africa's Sahel region, which includes nine nations along the southern edge of the Sahara.
Another Food Crisis Looming in Africa: Nearly 5 Million South Sudanese Lacking Food
World  (tags: South Sudan, world, Refugees&Relief, food crisis, agriculture, drought, politics, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

- 2628 days ago -
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Program (WFP) have warned that South Sudan is facing a food crisis and that immediate action is needed to stave off a disaster.
South Sudan: Heading for Severe Food Shortages
World  (tags: world, africa, news, politics, violence, society, food crisis, South Sudan, Refugees&Relief, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 2755 days ago -
UN agencies are warning that newly independent South Sudan will face chronic food shortages next year due to internal and border insecurity, erratic rains and a huge influx of returnees from the North
TAKE THE QUIZ!! - A Meal Will Be Provided to a Hungry Child in Africa
World  (tags: Africa, children, hunger, food crisis, free rice )

- 2824 days ago -
Please take the quiz (item #3). And remember to also play Free Rice by clicking the top left corner of the page or by going to It's fun, fast and easy!
Food: The Hidden Driver Of Global Politics
World  (tags: food prices, food crisis, politics, conflict, interesting, news, humanrights )

- 2893 days ago -
Food prices are rising, but the impact is not being felt equally around the world, says environmentalist Lester Brown
Celebrities Recruited to Raise Awareness of World Agriculture Crisis
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, politics, news, food crisis, celebrities, society, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting )

- 2958 days ago -
The spiralling food security crisis puzzling everyone from policymakers to researchers and governments in developing countries is attracting a new class of champions: celebrities.
Arab Protests Show Hunger Threat to World - Economist
World  (tags: world, food crisis, news, middle-east, politics, government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 2988 days ago -
Uprisings across the Arab world are just a foretaste of the instability facing other poor states unless a global food crisis is tackled, leading development economist Jeffrey Sachs said
CASINO OF HUNGER....How Wall Street Speculators Fuel the Global Food Crisis
World  (tags: HumanRights, conflict, politics, Egypt, corruption, Wall St., speculation, food crisis )

- 2999 days ago -
In the developing world, rising food prices can be calamitous because many families spend more than half their income on food; the poorest families spend nearly three quarters of their income on food. Soaring food prices a catalyst to Egypt's rebellion.
Food Crisis Threatens India
World  (tags: world, India, asia, government, food, food crisis, politics, society, news )

- 3025 days ago -
In a country where cost of onions has toppled two governments, Singh has to act fast.
Food Empires Creating Agricultural Crisis
World  (tags: agricultural crisis, food crisis, imperial food regime, Dutch professor, Jan-Douwe van der Ploeg, FAO, rural sociology, farmers, struggle, congromerates, Nestle, Cargill, Ahold, consumers, food empire, control )

- 3106 days ago -
Forget speculators, forget biofuel farmers. The real cause behind the permanent food and agricultural crisis is the imperial food regime, squeezing money money out of agriculture, a Dutch professor says.
Food Crisis: Events Around the World - Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP)
World  (tags: hunger, starvation, food crisis, UnitedNations, activism )

- 3136 days ago -
Events taking place around the world in the GCAP mobilization to Stop the Food Crisis
Skeletal Children Sign of Crisis in Sudan
World  (tags: Sudan, hunger, food crisis, tragedy, children, elders, UN mission, WFP, Save the Children, Medair, help )

- 3299 days ago -
The U.N. mission in Sudan is calling this dusty town of straw huts the "hungriest place on earth," and scenes of skeletal children and elderly people who are too weak to even walk tell of impending tragedy.
TAKE ACTION! Help Women Fight Hunger in East Timor! [Hunger Site Petition]
World  (tags: East Timor, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, food crisis )

- 3643 days ago -
In East Timor, the poorest country in Asia, there is a growing feminization of poverty. With thepredominantly male migration from rural areas, women often are left alone to make their living from farming.Please HELP!! Please Sign your name FOR these women

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