Central African Republic topped an annual world hunger index on Tuesday as aid agencies warned that climate change was making it increasingly hard to feed the world. Aid agency Concern Worldwide, which co-compiles the Global Hunger Index, said progress towards a 2030 zero hunger target agreed by world leaders was “under threat or is being reversed”.
Revolution is perhaps the most romanticised word in the English language. It is also the most troublesome, the most feared, the most embraced, yet the most distrusted. The word conjures two pictures in the mind simultaneously – one ugly and frightening and the other benign with the smile of breaking dawn.
Barefoot in a blue striped shirt, Ahmed al-Hamadi walks from school to a cemetery in the Yemeni capital where he works to help his family survive. The 13-year-old makes his way through the cemetery, where graves are cramped together and overgrown with weeds. Hauling gallons of water on his tiny shoulders, he waters plants and…