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16 Sep
Sri Lanka is facing its worst economic crisis in decades. Around 30% of Sri Lankans are coping with food insecurity, and one out of four are skipping meals regularly.
15 Sep
Cubans are increasingly feeling the pinch of the country's worst economic crisis in 30 years. In the capital Havana, people wait for hours in long queues to find something to eat for the day. The pandemic has played a major role in the food shortages, which are compounded by rising inflation and a 60-year-old US embargo. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Clémence Waller and Lauren Bain.
14 Sep
The kinetic, experimental style of films like "Breathless" and "Pierrot le Fou" saw Jean-Luc Godard crowned among the leading lights of the French New Wave. Following the Franco-Swiss filmmaker's death at 91, Lisa Nesselson tells us how Godard's formal innovations revolutionised European cinema, bringing Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Anna Karina and even the streets of 1960s Paris to a global audience.
22 Aug
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has visited the Ukrainian port of Odesa, where grain exports are moving after a monthslong blockade. He says food insecurity is still a huge issue in developing countries.
31 Jul
The country is experiencing chronic food-insecurity problems so severe that its leader, Kim Jong Un, last year drew a comparison to a famine in the 1990s that killed at least 200,000 and perhaps as many as 3m people. By the regime's own admission, this year's drought is the second-worst since records began in 1981.
28 Jul
Lavrov has sought to offer Moscow's support to Addis Ababa amid Western pressure. He has also again blamed Western sanctions for an ongoing food crisis, which has heavily impacted Africa.
14 Jul
Olympic champion Mo Farah has revealed he was trafficked to Britain as a child from Djibouti. The war in Ukraine has deepened a food emergency that's affecting a staggering 346 million people in parts of Africa. And communities in Niger are ramping up training in farming and food production hoping to take more of a lead in the response to the country's food crises.
14 Jul
In tonight's edition: Olympic champion Mo Farah has revealed he was trafficked to Britain as a child from Djibouti. The war in Ukraine has deepened a food emergency that is affecting a staggering 346 million people in parts of Africa. And communities in Niger are ramping up training in farming and food production, hoping to take more of a lead in the response to the country's food crisis.
8 Jul
The ripple effect of the war in Ukraine can be felt worldwide. The UN warns Russia's offensive is threatening to unleash an unprecedented wave of hunger. Global grain prices have soared as wheat and corn pile up in ports, and Ukrainian farmers scramble to store their upcoming harvest.
19 Jun
The conflict has cut off supplies from Ukraine's ports, which once exported vast amounts of cooking oil as well as cereals such as maize and wheat. This has reduced the global supply and caused the price of alternatives to soar. Global food prices are almost 30% higher than the same time last year, according to the UN.
11 Jun
Amid a growing food crisis sparked by disrupted grain exports from Ukraine and Russia, the EU's ambassador to Ukraine Matti Maasikas told FRANCE 24 that exports by land more than doubled between April and May, from 600,000 tonnes to 1.5 million tonnes.
8 Jun
African Union leaders are meeting in Equatorial Guinea. Inflation and war in Ukraine are increasing food prices across Africa. Four AU member states are suspended because of coups.

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