insecurity

Clarke: Jamaica Needs to Increase Food Production Capacity

 Above: a banana plant (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Food insecurity is not just a threat to the Caribbean — it’s an active problem. And Jamaican Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke says that the country’s current position is an …

UN Warns on Hunger in Haiti

 Above: Haitians waiting for food assistance (UN Photo/Elio Rujano) By the Caribbean Journal staff Around 1.5 million people in Haiti require some form of food assistance, due to last year’s extreme weather conditions and poor harvests, according to the UN. …