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#Food security

# food-security - This year 2022

Opinion: Famine is now threatening millions in Africa just as it once did in Ireland
# Horn Of Africa
# Horn Of Africa

Opinion: Famine is now threatening millions in Africa just as it once did in Ireland

Oct 8th 2022, 8:30 AM 13,085 Views 51 Comments

World Vision Ireland’s Gillian Barnett says millions face a terrifying reality now as crops fail and animals die.

Irish diplomat: Global supply and 'skyrocketing' fertiliser costs a key driver of world hunger
# Patricia O'Brien
# Patricia O'Brien

Irish diplomat: Global supply and 'skyrocketing' fertiliser costs a key driver of world hunger

Oct 5th 2022, 8:00 PM 10,853 Views 12 Comments

Ambassador Patricia O’Brien has been based in the Italian capital since December, 2021.

Turkey says first grain cargo could leave Ukraine port Monday
# War
# War

Turkey says first grain cargo could leave Ukraine port Monday

Jul 31st 2022, 3:32 PM 10,134 Views 3 Comments

The deal to lift the blockade is aimed at easing a global food crisis that has seen prices soar in some of the world’s poorest countries.

Opinion: 'My daughter didn’t make it. She didn’t have enough food. The life left her'
# Famine
# Famine

Opinion: 'My daughter didn’t make it. She didn’t have enough food. The life left her'

Jul 9th 2022, 7:00 AM 14,636 Views 9 Comments

Trócaire’s Miriam Donohoe meets the families on the front line of famine in Somalia – a country facing the worst hunger crisis in a decade.

Opinion: EU moves to tackle food insecurity cannot be at the expense of others
# Food Security
# Food Security

Opinion: EU moves to tackle food insecurity cannot be at the expense of others

Jun 11th 2022, 9:30 AM 8,877 Views 6 Comments

Ukraine conflict has exacerbated Covid disruptions and rising costs of energy and fertilisers – and not just in the EU.

Higher prices for meats and dairy products in Ireland 'beginning to happen already'
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Higher prices for meats and dairy products in Ireland 'beginning to happen already'

Mar 25th 2022, 7:00 PM 24,906 Views 23 Comments

The disruption to the supply of wheat and other grains will affect other agri-products, Teagasc explained to The Journal.

Committee set up to examine impact of Ukraine invasion on Irish food security
# Food Security
# Food Security

Committee set up to examine impact of Ukraine invasion on Irish food security

Mar 9th 2022, 6:54 AM 7,990 Views 8 Comments

The National Fodder and Food Security Committee is to explore all options to minimise the impact on farms and plan in the short to medium term.

Opinion: As millions in Afghanistan face starvation - the world must not look away
# World Hunger
# World Hunger

Opinion: As millions in Afghanistan face starvation - the world must not look away

Jan 19th 2022, 7:00 AM 12,883 Views 17 Comments

We watched in horror as the Taliban retook Kabul, but cannot turn our backs on Afghans, writes Rosamond Bennett.

# food-security - Last year 2021

Opinion: Christmas looks a little different in Somalia where tens of thousands search for food
# Food Security
# Food Security

Opinion: Christmas looks a little different in Somalia where tens of thousands search for food

Dec 23rd 2021, 8:30 PM 13,157 Views 12 Comments

Trócaire’s Paul Healy tells of a different Christmas in Somalia this year, among those struggling to stay alive.

Opinion: Today's UN food summit in New York cannot become just another talking shop
# Food Security
# Food Security

Opinion: Today's UN food summit in New York cannot become just another talking shop

Sep 23rd 2021, 7:00 AM 4,656 Views 1 Comment

Caoimhe de Barra of Trócaire says humanity must act as one on ending hunger and malnutrition.

Opinion: The last year should teach us that food security is not guaranteed
# Sustainability
# Sustainability

Opinion: The last year should teach us that food security is not guaranteed

Feb 25th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,429 Views 0 Comments

Food activist Sophie Healy-Thow reflects on how the pandemic impacted Ireland’s sense of food security.

# food-security - All time

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas
# TheJournal Investigation
# TheJournal Investigation

“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas

Jul 26th 2020, 12:00 PM 12,228 Views 14 Comments

“This black mountain, in the past this was all ice but now it’s just rock.”

Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees
# Food Security
# Food Security

Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees

Aug 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 12,198 Views 31 Comments

More than half of Ireland’s bee species have experienced substantial declines since the 1980s.

Ireland's food security: 'It's said that modern civilisation is three meals deep'
# Food Shortages
# Food Shortages

Ireland's food security: 'It's said that modern civilisation is three meals deep'

Dec 14th 2017, 7:00 AM 32,163 Views 38 Comments

Ireland is extremely vulnerable to external shocks in the food chain, writes Mícheál Callaghan.

Opinion: A world without hunger is everyone’s business – let's put things right
# Chronic Hunger
# Chronic Hunger

Opinion: A world without hunger is everyone’s business – let's put things right

Sep 25th 2014, 6:00 PM 279 Views 12 Comments

The picture is clear: without adequate food and proper nutrition, a child will not live, learn and grow up to lead a healthy and productive life.

Hunger remains 'major' global threat to world’s poorest and most vulnerable
# Hunger
# Hunger

Hunger remains 'major' global threat to world’s poorest and most vulnerable

Oct 11th 2012, 1:33 PM 2,610 Views 6 Comments

The newest Global Hunger Index shows the unsustainable use of land, water, and energy are the biggest factors affecting the food security of the most vulnerable people around the world.

Taoiseach resolves to work ‘harder than ever’ to restore Ireland’s finances
# Béal Na MBláth
# Béal Na MBláth

Taoiseach resolves to work ‘harder than ever’ to restore Ireland’s finances

Aug 19th 2012, 4:12 PM 11,115 Views 111 Comments

Enda Kenny’s address at Béal na mBláth also reveal details about the overall themes of Ireland’s EU presidency.

€5m Irish potato growing programme announced for Ethiopia
# Food Security
# Food Security

€5m Irish potato growing programme announced for Ethiopia

Jun 13th 2012, 12:07 PM 2,028 Views 11 Comments

Irish development agency Vita has launched a Potato Centre of Excellence in Africa with an aim to provide sustainable access to food for two million people.