Genf, 20 October 2020 - The humanitarian situation in the Sahel is worsening: up to 16 million people in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger could be threatened by hunger in the coming months. At a donor conference today (20 October), Foreign Minister Maas pledged 100 million euros in support.
Rome, 16 October 2020 - Watch the joint statement and read the full transcript of the speech by Ambassador Ulrich Seidenberger and EU Ambassador Alexandra Valkenburg on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of FAO and 2020 World Food Day.
Rome, 09 October 2020 - The World Food Programme (WFP) has been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize for its “efforts to combat hunger” and its “contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas”.
Rome, 2 October 2020 - There is good news for the world’s most vulnerable and marginalised rural communities, as the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) receives its first public credit Rating.
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Almost a million Rohingya have fled from Myanmar, many of them to Bangladesh. Germany is supporting a project run in Kutupalong refugee camp by the charity CBM (Christian Blind Mission) and has pledged 33 million euro at a donor conference.
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The humanitarian situation in the Sahel is worsening: up to 16 million people in Burkina Faso, Mali and the Niger could be at risk of starvation in the coming months. At a donor conference today (20 October), Foreign Minister Maas pledged 100 million euro in support.