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  • 02:47 S.Sudan Vaccinates Livestock To Ensure Food Security

    S.Sudan Vaccinates Livestock To Ensure Food Security

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    In a bid to curb livestock diseases and provide food security, South Sudan has embarked on an ambitious campaign that has seen 450,000 head of cattle vaccinated against seasonal diseases in Unity State. The government is hoping the move will help protect

  • 00:41 Chinese Embassy Hosts Food Security Workshop In Sudan

    Chinese Embassy Hosts Food Security Workshop In Sudan

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    Chinese Embassy in Sudan hosted a workshop on China's experiences in agricultural development and achieving food security in Africa.

  • 04:49 Kenya Considers Lifting The Ban On GMO Foods

    Kenya Considers Lifting The Ban On GMO Foods

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    The first biotech food crop ever to be grown in the open environment in Kenya is set to be planted. This as the government is considering whether to lift a three-year import ban on Genetically Modified Organisms. But the introduction of the crop, insect r

  • 02:24 EatAfrica Brings African Dishes To The Diaspora

    EatAfrica Brings African Dishes To The Diaspora

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    Americans, especially New Yorkers, are well known for their love of take-out food. A new website is hoping to capitalize on this by offering home cooked African cuisine made with a very personal touch. The team behind the website are catering to homesick

  • 02:17 Malawi Food Shortages

    Malawi Food Shortages

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    Officials in Malawi are predicting that many people could face acute food shortages later this year due to low yields of the main staple crop, maize. The government is asking its citizens to stay calm while it tries to secure more food. Lameck Masina repo

  • 01:51 United Nations To Assist In South Sudan Nutrition Problem

    United Nations To Assist In South Sudan Nutrition Problem

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    United Nations Childrens Agency, UNICEF and the World Food Programme have jointly announced the launch of an enhanced joint nutrition response plan covering all states in South Sudan. The plan will see both agencies and their partners assist over two mill

  • 00:29 Zimbabwe Facing Crop Losses And Food Shortage

    Zimbabwe Facing Crop Losses And Food Shortage

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    Zimbabwe facing crop losses and food shortage

  • 01:38 Sudan's Popular Traditional Street Food

    Sudan's Popular Traditional Street Food

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    Street food in Sudan can be described in 3 words: tasty, convenient, and cheap. It's still popular among residents of the capital, Khartoum, and not even warnings about the potential health risks of buying street food, are putting them off.

  • 03:09 Zimbabwe Increases Preparations For Cropping Season

    Zimbabwe Increases Preparations For Cropping Season

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    Nearly 30,000 people in Zimbabwe have began receiving food rations following drought and crop failure. According to the United Nations World Food Program, the country has been hit hard by drought that has halved the maize harvest to 742,000 tonnes this ye

  • 01:35 Donors Appeal For Funding To Mitigate El Nino Effects In Somalia

    Donors Appeal For Funding To Mitigate El Nino Effects In Somalia

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    The United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Somalia warn that the country will suffer from deadly El nino floods unless urgent measures are put into place. Drought and deterioration in food security and nutritional situation is already being exper

  • 02:16 Food Lovers Gather To Celebrate West Africa's Best Cuisine

    Food Lovers Gather To Celebrate West Africa's Best Cuisine

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    Food lovers from across West Africa met in Ghana this weekend to be part of a festival celebrating the region's best cuisine. The festival is called "Troufe", which translates as "Tasty Soup." The event had more than just soup to enjoy.

  • 00:56 Nigeria's Inflation Climbs To 3 Year High On Food Prices

    Nigeria's Inflation Climbs To 3 Year High On Food Prices

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    Nigeria's inflation rate accelerated to a three-year high in December, increasing by 9.6 percent on an annualized basis, compared with 9.4 percent in November. The country's statistics office said food prices rose in Africa's biggest economy and oil produ

  • 01:51 Humanitarian Agencies Airdrop Relief Food In Far Flung Areas

    Humanitarian Agencies Airdrop Relief Food In Far Flung Areas

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    With the on-going erratic El Nino rains making roads impassable in South Sudan, humanitarian agencies are conducting relief aid air dropping. The much-needed food, seeds and other essential household items are being taken to hard-to-reach areas.

  • 02:22 Zimbabwe Launches Feeding Scheme For Children Affected By Drought

    Zimbabwe Launches Feeding Scheme For Children Affected By Drought

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    Zimbabwe will begin feeding school children one meal a day as an El Nino induced drought continues to bite. The country is experiencing the worst food shortage and malnutrition crisis in more than 15 years.

  • 02:10 2.8 Million People In Need Of Emergency Food Aid In South Sudan

    2.8 Million People In Need Of Emergency Food Aid In South Sudan

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    A crippling famine continues to afflict South Sudan. The latest figures from the UN show nearly 3 million people are in need of emergency food aid. And as Leslie Mirungu reports, a shortage of donor funding has left many families vulnerable to starvation.

  • 02:41 Zimbabweans Celebrate The Harare International Food And Music

    Zimbabweans Celebrate The Harare International Food And Music

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    Zimbabweans are now making efforts to maintain intercultural peace and curb issues of xenophobia emanating in neighboring Southern African countries through food and music. Siza Mukwedini reports on the Harare international food and music festival recentl

  • 01:48 Overfishing In The Congo River Threatens Food Security

    Overfishing In The Congo River Threatens Food Security

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    With hundreds of millions of people worldwide dependent on fishing for their livelihoods, the depletion of fisheries is a major concern in developing countries. In the Congo River, harvests have dwindled due to over-fishing and environmental degradation.

  • 02:15 Food Prices Rise As A Stubborn Drought Continues To Bite

    Food Prices Rise As A Stubborn Drought Continues To Bite

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    Food prices have risen by an average 11 percent in the past year. The increase is largely a result of prolonged drought conditions and it's likely to get worse. The South African Reserve Bank expects food inflation to peak at around 12-point-6 percent by

  • 02:35 Egypt Allocates $1.8 Billion To Cover Six Months' Food Import Costs

    Egypt Allocates $1.8 Billion To Cover Six Months' Food Import Costs

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    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has instructed his Cabinet to allocate 1.8 billion dollars towards stockpiling six months reserves of strategic food imports. The decision follows a severe shortage of sugar that was preceded by a shortage of rice.

  • 02:26 Over One Million Kenyans In Need Of Emergency Relief

    Over One Million Kenyans In Need Of Emergency Relief

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    A severe drought has left over a million Kenyans in need of emergency relief, food, water and grazing land for their livestock. The government has started distributing aid to the affected areas - but acknowledges that much more is needed. CCTV's Robert Na

  • 03:04 Climate Change Threatens Food Production Across Nigeria

    Climate Change Threatens Food Production Across Nigeria

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    Most parts of Africa are witnessing severe drought and torrential rainfall. In Nigeria for instance, the pace of desert encroachment in the country's far north is becoming very alarming while the south of the country continues to witness unusually torrent

  • 01:39 World Food Programme Approves New Budget For Relief Work In South Sudan

    World Food Programme Approves New Budget For Relief Work In South Sudan

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    The World Food Programme has approved a new budget that it hopes will help more than a million people in South Sudan. The agency says it will prioritize refugees and areas that are more secure amid the continuing violence. CCTV's Nick Harper reports from

  • 02:07 Hydroponic Farming Gaining Traction In Cairo

    Hydroponic Farming Gaining Traction In Cairo

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    A hydroponic farm is using less water than traditional farms, in a bid to combat Egypt's shrinking agricultural land. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants without soil, using mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent.

  • 02:52 Uganda Becomes A Regional Bread Basket

    Uganda Becomes A Regional Bread Basket

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    Uganda has established itself as one of East Africa's major food baskets, mainly because of its agricultural productivity. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga visited an agricultural market that supplies cereals to Kenya, along the border between the two countries.

  • 02:12 Small Company Takes The Ethiopian Staple Injera Global

    Small Company Takes The Ethiopian Staple Injera Global

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    In Ethiopia, no meal is complete without Injera, gluten-free flat bread made from a mixture of teff cereal flour and water. Entrepreneur Hailu Tessema has introduced this local staple to the rest of the world through his company -- Mama Fresh. In 2015 the

  • 02:06 Protests Kick Off In Egypt Over Possible Bread Shortage

    Protests Kick Off In Egypt Over Possible Bread Shortage

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    There have been protests across several cities in Egypt following fears of a possible shortage of bread. Anger on the streets has forced the government to partly reverse plans to cut bread subsidies. Egypt has had a history of deadly riots over bread. Bac

  • 02:05 Tunisia Clamps Down On Monopolies To Ease Food Price Pressure

    Tunisia Clamps Down On Monopolies To Ease Food Price Pressure

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    Six years after the 2011 unrest in Tunisia, the purchasing power of millions of people has decreased. Food prices have skyrocketed causing widespread anger on the streets. The government has reacted, waging a national campaign to control food prices by ta