UN: 22 Nations in "Food Crisis"

The U.N. Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has issued a list of countries determined to be in a state of "protracted" food crisis, including Afghanistan, Congo, Iraq, and North Korea, among others.

 


World Hunger Falls According to UN

World hunger estimates have fallen for the first time in 15 years according to the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization.

 


Jeremy Irons as Howard Beale in UN Hunger Campaign

Unhunger

To promote its new anti-hunger campaign, 1billionhungry.org, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization has enlisted actor Jeremy Irons to appear in a video that evokes the raging newsman Howard Beale in Sidney Lumet's classic 1976 film Network.

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Food Fraud in Haiti

Counterfeiters are printing fake tickets to gain access to free rice distributions, complicating donations meant for the hungriest Haitians.