Food security

Some basic food items. Credit: JENA

African Governments Must Act to Address Food Insecurity, Soaring Prices: Jesuit Department

Apr 30, 2022

Officials of an entity of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) are calling on African governments to take action to address the challenge of food insecurity and the rising prices of foodstuff. 

Zambia's President Hakainde Hichilema addressing the UN Food Summit. Credit: Pan-African Visions

Caritas Zambia Lauds President for Committing to Food Security at UN Conference

Oct 2, 2021

The leadership of Caritas Zambia has lauded the country's President for committing to agricultural innovation and food security at the just concluded UN Food Systems Summit in New York, USA. 

The Burundi Oratory Youths Food Aid to Slow Down COVID-19 Outbreak Effect project. Credit: Salesian Missions

How Salesian Development Initiative is Facilitating Fight Against COVID-19 in Africa

Jun 3, 2021

The leadership of Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), has, in a report, outlined initiatives the entity has undertaken in facilitating the fight against COVID-19 in African countries.

Bishop Joseph Mbatia (on mic) of Nyahururu Diocese reads the communique of the agroecology conference 2019. He is flanked by, from left Margaret Mwaniki (Caritas Africa), Stellamaris Muelar (Fastenopfer), Dennis Kioko (Trocaire) and Hellen Owiti (Trocaire) / CISA

Kenya’s Multi-Agency Conference on Agroecology Commits to Catholic Identity, Involve Youth

Nov 29, 2019

The four-day multi-agency conference on agroecology concluded Thursday, November 28, in Kenya’s Nyahururu town with participants resolving to draw inspiration from the social teaching of the Catholic Church and to engage various actors especially young people among other commitments that can enhance food security and environmental protection in the East African country.

Banner of the multi-agency conference on agroecology in Kenya, taking place at the Tabor Hill Pastoral Centre in Nyahururu in Kenya / ACI Africa

Attaining Food Security Key Focus of First Multi-Agency Conference on Agroecology in Kenya

Nov 26, 2019

Months after the global community was invited to work toward realizing the United Nations (UN) Decade of Family Farming 2019-2028 launched in May 2019 and offering, among other goals, an opportunity to eradicate hunger, a multi-agency conference has been convened in Kenya’s Nyahururu town with participants taking food security as one of the key focus areas.