Berlin, 21 January 2023 - Nearly 70 agriculture ministers have reached agreement on an ambitious final communiqué at the 15th Berlin Conference of Agriculture Ministers as part of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA).
Berlin, 19 - 21 January 2023 - Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Ophelia Nick, today opened the 15th World Food Forum - Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA).
Berlin, 29 December 2022 - In the face of escalating numbers of hungry people worldwide, Germany has increased its contributions to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to more than 1.7 billion euros in 2022.
Rome, 20 December 2022 - The Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, which is contrary to international law, is driving up the number of hungry and malnourished people worldwide - and the UN Committee on World Food Security has now also sent a clear signal in this direction.
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The earthquakes in the Turkish-Syrian border region were the most severe in over 20 years. Thousands of people have been reported dead and many injured on the Turkish and Syrian sides of the border. Find out here how Germany is helping the people on the ground.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has published an investigation report which finds that the Syrian regime is responsible for the use of chlorine gas in the city of Douma. The attack on 7 April 2018 killed 43 people and injured many more.
The International Lake Chad Conference has taken place in the crisis-stricken region itself for the first time. Germany was a co‑host and is providing extensive support for the local population.