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U.N. Downgrades Somali Famine, But Situation Still Dire

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — The United Nations said Friday that Somalia's famine is over, but the world body's Food and Agricultural Organization warned th...

Hunger for Change

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig K. Comstock

Sharply rising food prices have often meant trouble for governments, especially when people expect better and the cost of food is a big fraction of a...

Women Farmers in the Developing World

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Silverstein

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 80% of agricultural workers are women. According to the World Bank,They raise 90% of the food, but receive only 10% of credit extended for agricultural loans.