Archives for posts with tag: Famine

Reports out of the secretive ‘hermit kingdom‘ suggest that the suspension of food aid resulting from its continued attempts to launch rockets may well precipitate a ‘hidden famine‘ and possibly cannibalism.

Little can be known for certain about the realities inside North Korea, notwithstanding recent visits by prominent visitors.

Is food is being used as tool, even a weapon?

Who will help deal with the potentially disastrous consequences on the ground?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Food we something we cannot live without. And in sunny, food-crazy Singapore, we have just introduced the nation’s first commercial vertical farm. The idea was already under development a year ago

Vertical farming promises to be able to provide for up to 10% of the vegetables consumed in the country.

On the other hand, we have the intractable food crisis in the Horn of Africa

Why can’t the Horn of Africa nations deal decisively with their food security issues?