Lebanon imports 80 percent of its food supplies and the Port of Beirut was a vital lifeline for the country’s grain imports, storing 85 percent of its cereals.
Signs of mounting hunger are already being felt around the region, where desperate citizens are violating quarantines to go out in search of money and food and hanging red and white flags from their homes in a cry for aid.
With an overwhelming majority already reeling from poverty, the ongoing pandemic has exacerbated food shortages across Syria.
Global crises are no anomaly in recent history and multilateral institutions have generally emerged stronger in their wake.
The new campaign plans to widen consumer knowledge of the benefits of reducing food waste and encourage the development of waste prevention habits, to help achieve profound and lasting changes in the way that people consume food.
Covid-19 is ravaging vulnerable communities, and can be prevented if the root causes of inequality are addressed.
Millions of migrants who rely on Europe's informal economy have hit rock bottom, creating a domino effect in North Africa and the Middle East.
The international community must act in tandem to prevent a major food shortage that will disproportionately hurt developing countries.
Prime Minister Imran Khan is right to be afraid of economic devastation, but sweeping the healthcare emergency under the rug won't fix it.
Experts warn that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic will cause global famines of 'biblical proportions'.
Wealthy nations will have less food security as developing nations cut back on food exports.
The only way to counter the diminished writ of Somalia's central authority is to strengthen community action.
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