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Here’s How Poverty is Being Normalized in Indian Society

BY NEHA HEGDE We often knowingly or unknowingly think in a way where the opinion about poverty is that poverty is destined to be. Maybe...

UN Agencies Urge People to Reduce Food Loss

At the global event marking the first International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the...

Hunger May Lead to Global Deaths of 10,000 Children Every Month: WHO Chief

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, warned on Wednesday that growing hunger can result in an estimated global death...

UN Agencies Urge Global Community to Help Fight Hunger Crisis and Malnutrition Among Children

Two United Nations agencies called on the global community Wednesday to prevent hunger and malnutrition among the 370 million children who are not receiving...

Battling Hunger Crisis Along with Coronavirus

BY PUJA GUPTA "Corono can kill us only when we will be alive," grieved Basbeer Ahmed, a daily-wage labourer who has lost his job due...

1 in 3 People in Venezuela Face Hunger: U.N. Report

One of every three people in Venezuela is struggling to put enough food on the table to meet minimum nutrition requirements as the nation’s...

Africa Aims at Battling Extremism, Ebola and Hunger in 2020

A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an African icon and...

39 Million People Suffering from Hunger in Latin America and The Caribbean

An increase in the number of people suffering from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean, now totaling 39 million, is a cause of...

North Korea’s Poor Early Harvest Increases Hunger, Malnutrition, Water Borne Diseases: IFRC

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is warning about increased hunger, malnutrition, and waterborne diseases in North Korea due to...

Survey: India is Still Far Away from Achieving its Goal of Zero Hunger

A recent nutritional survey in India finds the country is still far away from achieving its goal of zero hunger for its populous country...

UN Warns Millions in South Sudan to Face Acute Shortage of Food in Coming Weeks

U.N. agencies warn millions of people in South Sudan will face acute shortages of food by the end of July, with tens of thousands...

Experts Call Next UN Food Chief Must Tackle Rising Hunger and Climate Change Threats

As candidates jostle to head the United Nations' multibillion dollar food agency, experts called on Thursday for a strong leader to tackling rising hunger...

Feed The Hungry Mouths and Raise Yourself

By Salil Gewali Charity begins at home. But when that charity stands up and steps out of the threshold of a home, it definitely brings...

U.N. Food And Agriculture Organisation Renews Its Policy To Achieve ‘Zero Hunger’

Feeding a hungry planet is growing increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermine food systems, the U.N. Food...

Parts Of Asia-Pacific Region Suffer From Acute Malnutrition And Hunger: UN

 Four U.N. specialized agencies warn that many parts of Asia and the Pacific suffer from alarmingly high levels of malnutrition and hunger. This is...

Farmers To Grow Modified Cotton With Its Seed Edible

U.S. regulators have cleared the way for farmers to grow a cotton plant genetically modified to make the cottonseed edible for people, a protein-packed...

Being Hungry Might Increase Your Stress Level

Sudden drop in glucose when you are hungry can have a negative impact on your mood, suggests new research. The researchers wanted to investigate whether...

Young African Coders Compete to Curb Hunger With Sensors and Apps

From an app to diagnose disease on Zambian farms to Tinder-style matchmaking for Senegalese land owners and young farmers, young coders have been finding...

Salty Diet Reduces Thirst, Increases Hunger

A salty diet causes people to drink less water while increasing hunger due to a higher need for energy, suggests new research. The findings, published...

UN Report on Rohingya Hunger Crisis Suspended on Order of Myanmar Government

United Nations, October 17, 2017: The UN food aid agency withdrew a critical report revealing desperate hunger among the Rohingya Muslim minority after the Myanmar...

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