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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Food Shortages

Last year
# COP27
Better food 'cold chains' are crucial for climate and world hunger, says UN report
More efficient refrigeration would prevent food waste and boost revenues for small farmers, according to the report.
Opinion: 'Our animals used to feed us, but now we feed them - they are dying and we are next'
On World Humanitarian Day, Paul O’Brien documents the suffering of those Somaliland on the front line of climate change.
# Food Shortages
Balance needed in food production between affordability and climate-friendly, says minister
Charlie McConalogue was speaking at the launch of the World Potato Congress today.
Opinion: Those already starving are feeling the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine
Plan International Ireland’s Dualta Roughneen highlights the effects of food shortages on the most vulnerable in Africa.
All time
# Brexit
Minister claims Northern Ireland hospitals and schools facing food shortages in ‘major crisis’
Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots said the region was facing a ‘major crisis’ over supply chains.
# bojo's team
Food shortages in Ireland and Huawei leaks: The controversial figures in Johnson's Cabinet
The new prime minister chose a Cabinet that is fiercely Brexiteer, with many of them under fire for previous controversies.
# brexit impact
Food shortages could appear in UK within two weeks of Brexit no-deal, experts warn
Industry professionals spoke before the UK Parliament’s Exiting the European Union Committee today.
# Food Shortages
'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence
Up to 40 people have been killed in violent protests in Sudan in recent weeks.
Ireland's food security: 'It's said that modern civilisation is three meals deep'
Ireland is extremely vulnerable to external shocks in the food chain, writes Mícheál Callaghan.
# Climate Change
Oxfam warn of rising food prices if climate change not tackled
Oxfam Ireland chief executive Jim Clarken said that the price of wheat and maize could rise by 120 per cent and 177 per cent respectively if nothing is done.
# North Korea
North Korea keeps door open for food-nuke deal with US
North Korea has today signalled that it remains open to suspending uranium enrichment in exchange for US food aid.
# Somalia
First consignment of Irish aid to reach Somalia tomorrow
Officials have warned that 800,000 children could die across the Horn of Africa, with the worst affected country being drought-ravaged Somalia.
# Drought
Militants lift aid ban to help Somalia drought victims
The powerful Islamist group Al-Shabab had previously placed a ban on aid from non-Muslim agencies to Somalia.