Tag Archives: Health & Nutrition

Fighting Food Insecurity in Afghanistan

A network of critical emergency grain reserves across Afghanistan is set to boost food security and help strengthen resilience in a country that struggles to grow enough food to feed its 31 million people.   “Grain reserves for a country like Afghanistan are absolutely critical,” Gerard Rebello, Head of Logistics & Pipeline at the UN World Food Program (WFP), told …

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Graft Weakens West African Livelihoods

Poor public services in many West African countries, with already dire human development indicators, are under constant pressure from pervasive corruption. Observers say graft is corroding proper governance and causing growing numbers of people to sink into poverty.   “If you want to put a human face to corruption… then see how we have kids who walk miles to school …

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