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SUNS # 9967 Friday 15 March 2024

UN : Conflicts, adverse weather pushing acute food insecurity higher - FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Conflicts and adverse weather are exacerbat ing hunger in 45 countries around the world that are in need of external assist ance for food, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

UN : Haiti on the brink of a devastating hunger crisis, warns WFP (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Haiti is on the edge of a devastating hunge r crisis, with humanitarian operations "at risk of grinding to a halt" amid r ampant insecurity and donor funding drying up, according to the UN World Food Programme (WFP).

Opinion : Global South stagnating under heavier debt burden (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
Much higher interest rates - due to Western central banks - are suffocating developing nations, especially the poorest, causing prolonged debt distress and economic stagna tion.

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