When Dr. Susan Mercado accompanied her adolescent son from the Philippines to Hawaii in late 2020, she noticed a vacancy for a food systems and resiliency director at the Hawaii Public Health Institute. A former undersecretary of the Philippine health department with decades of experience as a medical doctor and
Today at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, President Biden reaffirmed the United States’ determination to working with the African Union and our African associates to accelerate progress toward reaching food items protection, building more powerful food techniques and a lot more diversified supply chains, and growing African countries’ obtain to agricultural
The African Union and the United States reaffirm their shared dedication to knowing African foodstuff protection by creating a strategic partnership to guide and speed up their operate.
This strategic framework will reference and create on current bilateral, regional, multilateral, non-governmental, and philanthropic initiatives to progress foodstuff security and will
An uninterrupted series of crises
The impact of the war between the Russian Federation and Ukraine can be understood in the context of the crises that have affected the world economy over the past 15 years: the 2008 global financial crisis, the economic tensions between the United States
The text of the following assertion was unveiled by the Significant Agent of the European Union Josep Borrell, the Secretary of State of the United States of The us Antony J. Blinken, and the International Secretary of the United Kingdom James Cleverly.
The globe faces acute foodstuff and
November 25, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada
Global food insecurity has been increasing dramatically over the past several years, and it is now being further and directly exacerbated by Russia’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. Countries around the globe are experiencing the effects of insecurity on
We, the leaders of the Governments of Spain, the United States of America, the African Union, the European Union, Colombia, Germany, Indonesia, and Nigeria, having met on September 20, 2022, affirm our commitment to act with urgency, at scale and in concert, to respond to the urgent food security and
President Joe Biden announced Wednesday a U.S. contribution of $2.9 billion to help fund global food security efforts around the world.
“We’re taking the food crisis head on,” Biden said during remarks at the United Nations General Assembly, which is being held this week in New York. The aid, he
The world is facing a global food security crisis with multiple causes, among them: climate change, COVID-19, and conflicts, including Russia’s unprovoked and ongoing war against Ukraine. More than 765 million people across the globe were chronically hungry in 2021.
In response to this growing global crisis, the United States,
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Jim Risch (R-ID), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Chris Coons (D-DE) and John Boozman (R-AR) introduced the Global Food Security Act, which reauthorizes the Feed the Future Initiative, the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security