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Nearly 20 Million More People Hit by Food Crises Last Year | World News

LONDON (Reuters) -Nearly 20 million more people faced food crises last year amid armed conflict, the COVID-19 pandemic and weather extremes, and the outlook for this year is again grim, according to a report by the Global Network Against Food Crises.

The humanitarian agency, set up in 2016 by the European Union and United Nations, also warned that acute food insecurity has continued to worsen since 2017, the first year of its annual report into food crises.

“We must do everything we can to end this vicious cycle. There is no place for famine and starvation in the 21st century,”

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World Food Program reaches out to South Korea amid crises

April 23 (UPI) — North Korea‘s food situation was a topic of discussion between Seoul and the World Food Program late Friday, according to South Korea’s foreign ministry.

Seoul’s top diplomat Chung Eui-yong spoke to World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley by phone and addressed overcoming the humanitarian crises together, Newsis and Yonhap reported.

Beasley, who accepted the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the WFP in December, evaluated South Korea’s role in responding to major humanitarian crises amid COVID-19.

The WFP chief could be seeking South Korean assistance for Afghanistan, reports said. The WFP has

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‘Mom, We Need Food’: Thousands in South Sudan Near Famine | World News

By SAM MEDNICK, Associated Press

LEKUANGOLE, South Sudan (AP) — After nearly a week of hiding from conflict, Kallayn Keneng watched two of her young children die. “They cried and cried and said, ‘Mom, we need food,'” she said. But she had nothing to give. Too frail to bury her 5-year-old and 7-year-old after days without eating, she covered their bodies with grass and left them in the forest.

Now the mourning 40-year-old awaits food aid, one of more than 30,000 people said to be in likely famine in South Sudan’s Pibor county. The new finding by international food security

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World Kitchen Furniture Market Outlook Report 2020 Featuring Profiles of the 30 Main Manufacturers

DUBLIN, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Kitchen Furniture: World Market Outlook” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This report provides an overview of the world trade of kitchen furniture, with statistical data (production, consumption, imports, exports, in volume and value) for 60 countries selected according to their contribution to the international trade of kitchen furniture.The report identifies the opportunities that arise in the global kitchen furniture market and it is a helpful tool for companies exporting kitchen furniture as it contains a rich collection of key country data, allowing comparisons among different areas.

Production and consumption of

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