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Achieving food security

The COP28 UAE Declaration on Sustainable Agriculture, Resilient Food Systems, and Climate Actions represents a significant milestone in global climate negotiations. This declaration acknowledges the interconnection between climate change and…

Global hunger, food security challenges

Member States should facilitate the continued strengthening of the United Nations development system and boost the capacity of the multilateral system to tackle emerging challenges and address Sustainable Development Goals-related…

Food security

Pakistan has the largest contiguous irrigation system in the world. Yet, only 63 per cent of Pakistani households are ‘food secure’. The Indus Basin Irrigation System covers an area of…

Food security in danger

As defined by the World Food Summit (1996), “food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets…

Global food security

Since the 2014 Crimean annexation, Russia has focused on claiming and invading the sovereign territory of Ukraine. The slow annexation of Ukraine started with the funding of Russian-backed separatist fighter…

Food security in the age of Covid-19

There never was any lockdown in the country’s agricultural sector. And from the way the NCC and NCOC have been carrying out, their respective efforts over the last two months…

Food security and the pandemic

‘A ban on corn exports in Argentina is fanning fear among farmers and traders that one of the world’s top food suppliers is returning to an era of brutal meddling…

Perils Of Food Security

Perils of food security

According to the World Food Programme (WFP), six out of 10 Pakistanis are food-insecure. Every government in Pakistan has made plans to reduce food insecurity in the country. The incumbent…

Poor Food Security

Poor food security

The findings of a recent global survey which classified Pakistan as a country with a “serious” level of hunger was alarming but not surprising. The International Food Policy Research Institute…

Food Security

Food security

Food security is emerging as one of the major issues which the nations will encounter in the days to come due to increasing population and squeezing land for food production.…