Posts Tagged ‘Food crisis’

Food crisis looming because of the war in Ukraine

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

EU sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine are driving up fertiliser prices, leading to what one CEO said is going to be a food crisis. “We are going to have a food crisis. It’s a question of how large,” said Svein Tore Holsether, the CEO of major fertiliser producer Yara International, the Wall Read more

Over 20 million people facing starvation – and we should care!

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
Migrants and Refugees

Think to a time when you were hungry. Remember how it felt, a bit uncomfortable, right? You may have even said, “I’m starving!” But you knew that in a short time the next meal would be there for you. Knowing that a good meal was awaiting you allowed your slight hunger to actually whet your Read more

Venezuala president slammed for blocking aid in food crisis

Friday, July 15th, 2016

An archbishop has attacked Venezuela’s president for preventing the Church and other institutions from relieving the nation’s severe food crisis. Archbishop Diego Padrón of Cumaná slammed President Nicolás Maduro’s lack of “moral authority”. “The interests of the government are not the interests of the country,” said Archbishop Padrón. The archbishop is head of Venezuela’s bishops’ conference. Read more