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SUNS # 9780 Friday 12 May 2023

UN : 258 million facing acute food insecurity in 58 countries, says report (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Over a quarter of a billion people were acu tely food-insecure and required urgent food assistance in 58 countries and terri tories in 2022, according to the latest Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC).

Argentina : Women's cooperatives work to sustain the social fabric (PRIV)
(IPS, Buenos Aires)
Nearby is an agro-ecological garde n and a plant nursery, further on there are pens for raising pigs and chicken s, and close by, in an old one-story house with a tiled roof, twelve women sew pan ts and blouses.

Zimbabwe : Amid power cuts, food preservation made easy by grannies (PRIV)
(IPS, Bulawayo)
Amid silent refrigerators spawned by crippling electricity cuts, township grannies are relying on their smarts a nd traditional preservation: roasting and smoking meat over fires as they atte mpt not to throw away food.

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