Food security and nutrition in India have worsened since the last NFHS round with 18 states showing worsened stunting levels among children under five.
The focus should be on three pillars namely self-sufficiency, food security and social security for India to progress holistically.
As 2020 comes to a close, here's some facts and figures on how India and the world are performing on food and nutrition security.
The theme for this year addresses the challenge of achieving social and environmental justice for all.
ChildFund's program 'MACHAN' is a holistic program to adress key issues like, malnutrition, mother and child health, new-born care, and adolescent nutrition.
The Rome-based organisation provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had directed to ensure food security for the people who are facing a livelihood crisis amidst the pandemic and financially weaker...
Several programmes are being organised by the government to cope with malnutrition in children, pregnant women and lactating mothers during the National...
We have only a small window of opportunity before our demographic dividend ends. We must make the most of it.
Just as in an hourglass all the grains of sand trickling down can settle at different places, a convergence across various nutrition streams can yield multiple...
The Centre’s flagship scheme -- Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana -- has been extended by five months, but distribution remains a massive issue
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, released on Monday, estimated that almost 690 million people globally were undernourished (or...
Hydrogenated Trans Fats in our food cause irreparable harm to our cardiovascular system, killing more than 500,000 people every year. We need to cap it now.
Decentralised, local community-owned food systems based on shorter food supply chains that can cope with future shocks are now needed more than ever.
With a little help and encouragement, tribals from two remote blocks in Odisha banish malnourishment while wooing biodiversity in their region.