What causes famine? Here’s what history teaches us

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Guido Alfani, Associate Professor of Economic History, Bocconi University, Cormac Ó Gráda, Professor Emeritus, University College Dublin The Russian invasion of Ukraine brought the spectre of war back to Europe. Famine could be next, not necessarily in the […]

47 million people in the world are on the edge of famine. What can be done?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Russia’s war in Ukraine is worsening world hunger, with 47 million people in 81 countries on the edge of famine, the World Food Programme warns. The number of people facing acute food […]

Yemen: €95 million in EU humanitarian aid for people threatened by conflict and famine

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission is allocating €95 million in humanitarian support to address the most pressing needs of people in Yemen amid record highs of child malnutrition, an imminent threat of famine and renewed fighting. More than 2 million children as well as over 1 […]