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G-7 Nations Pledge $4.5 Billion To Tackle Food Insecurity

G-7 Nations Pledge $4.5 Billion To Tackle Food Insecurity

The White House said Tuesday that the United States is pitching in $2.76 billion toward the effort. The funding will be used to assist 47 countries and regional organizations dealing with food insecurity and malnutrition

28 June 2022
Will Exchange Views On Energy, Food Security, Counter-Terrorism: PM Modi Ahead Of G7 Summit

Will Exchange Views On Energy, Food Security, Counter-Terrorism: PM Modi Ahead Of G7 Summit

The G7 leaders are expected to focus on the Ukraine crisis that has triggered geopolitical turmoil besides fuelling a global food and energy crisis.

25 June 2022

Jaishankar Arrives In Rwanda For The 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is on a four-day visit to Rwanda, Africa, to attend the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

Humanity Is The Soul Of All Religion, Says Scholar Kalbe Rushaid Rizvi

Humanity Is The Soul Of All Religion, Says Scholar Kalbe Rushaid Rizvi

Kalbe Rushaid Rizvi is not just a social worker or a politician but an exemplary visionary who is just right focuses only one mission and that is Food for All...

14 June 2022

WTO Meet: India To Pitch For Permanent Solution For Food Security; Protect Interest Of Farmers, Fishermen

The four-day 12th ministerial conference (MC) will start on June 12 in Geneva. The meeting is taking place after a gap of four years and in the backdrop of the...

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09 June 2022
Home Minister Amit Shah To Chair Western Zonal Council Meet On June 11

Home Minister Amit Shah To Chair Western Zonal Council Meet On June 11

Amit Shah laid stress on the importance of cooperative federalism to empower states and promote a better understanding between the Centre and states in the...


22 May 2022
Needs Of Food Security In India Paramount For Us: Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra

Needs Of Food Security In India Paramount For Us: Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra

Foreign Secretary Kwatra indicated that the decision to extend assistance to countries which are vulnerable to the risk of food security was driven by the need...


20 May 2022
How Climate Change Is Impacting India's Food Security

How Climate Change Is Impacting India's Food Security

The Global Food Policy Report 2022 has warned that climate change may push many Indians towards hunger by 2030 due to a decline in agricultural production and...


01 May 2022
Meet The Robin Hood Army Leading A Zero-Fund Fight Against Hunger

Meet The Robin Hood Army Leading A Zero-Fund Fight Against Hunger

Members of the voluntary Robin Hood Army throw light on whether the pandemic changed attitudes towards donating leftovers.


03 May 2022
How Artists Interpret What's On Your Plate (And What's Not)

How Artists Interpret What's On Your Plate (And What's Not)

In India, the exploration of food as a medium of the artist dates back to the Bimbedka rock paintings of the Palaeolithic era that depict scenes of hunting and...


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29 April 2022
Managing Food Wastage To Feed And Educate India's Children

Managing Food Wastage To Feed And Educate India's Children

A 2018 report by Clean India Journal stated that around 67 million tonnes of food are wasted in India every year which has been valued at around 92,000 crores...


27 April 2022
How Food Fortification Causes 'Hidden Hunger' In India

How Food Fortification Causes 'Hidden Hunger' In India

Pushing subsidised cereals like fortified rice through an elaborate public distribution system (PDS) ensures that a vast majority of Indians consume far more...


24 April 2022
PDS: From Food Security to Nutrition Security

PDS: From Food Security to Nutrition Security

While India's PDS, the world's biggest food security initiative, has helped avert famines, it has not been able to provide nutrition security, because for...


29 May 2022
Food Insecurity: No Prayer For The Malnourished

Food Insecurity: No Prayer For The Malnourished

Behind the record sales of Parle-G during the pandemic is India’s murky reality—lack of safety net and food security


18 April 2022
Ukraine War Has Put World's Food Security At Risk As Wheat, Fertiliser Supplies Are Hit

Ukraine War Has Put World's Food Security At Risk As Wheat, Fertiliser Supplies Are Hit

Wheat prices have increased by around 42 per cent in weeks following the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.


14 April 2022
Ukraine War Threatens Poor Nations' Economies As Food, Energy Costs Rise, Warns UN

Ukraine War Threatens Poor Nations' Economies As Food, Energy Costs Rise, Warns UN

Some of the world's poorest countries rely on Russia and Ukraine for more than half of their wheat imports and prices have risen 30% since January.


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06 March 2022
Ukraine: Russian Invasion Threatens World's Food Security

Ukraine: Russian Invasion Threatens World's Food Security

While there have not yet been global disruptions to wheat supplies, prices have surged 55 per cent since a week before the invasion amid concerns about what...


18 January 2022
Jitendra Singh Calls For Collaboration Between India, UK On Food Security, Other Issues

Jitendra Singh Calls For Collaboration Between India, UK On Food Security, Other Issues

He called for collaboration between the two nations on issues of mutual concern like achieving the goals of food security and zero hunger.


22 October 2021
Global Hunger Index Might Not Be Flawless But India Still Needs To Take It As Warning

Global Hunger Index Might Not Be Flawless But India Still Needs To Take It As Warning

The Centre has reacted angrily at the new Global Hunger Index, but experts say it should plug loopholes in the food delivery system.


15 September 2021
Afghans Are Facing 'Food Emergency': UN Official

Afghans Are Facing 'Food Emergency': UN Official

The Director of the Food and Agriculture Organization's Office of Emergencies and Resilience said that 70% Afghans live in rural areas where agriculture is...


05 August 2021
Revoking Farm Laws Is Mandatory To Ensure Food Security In The Country: Priyanka Gandhi

Revoking Farm Laws Is Mandatory To Ensure Food Security In The Country: Priyanka Gandhi

'Modi ji has brought black farm laws, which are a threat to the food power of the country.' said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra


23 June 2021
The Republic Of Hunger

The Republic Of Hunger

The Government of India has resorted to introducing grand-sounding schemes intended to hide the Union’s pathetic performance on feeding the poor during the...


13 February 2021
Let’s Revisit Our Food Safety And Distribution Methods 

Let’s Revisit Our Food Safety And Distribution Methods 

From consumer awareness to farming practices, it’s time to revise the entire farm to fork process. Here’s how. 


13 February 2021
Let’s Revisit Our Food Safety And Distribution Methods 

Let’s Revisit Our Food Safety And Distribution Methods 

From consumer awareness to farming practices, it’s time to revise the entire farm to fork process. Here’s how. 


15 January 2021
How To Improve Food Security And Nutritional Outcomes

How To Improve Food Security And Nutritional Outcomes

Food security and nutrition in India have worsened since the last NFHS round with 18 states showing worsened stunting levels among children under five.


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