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Afghanistan: Can The Taliban Avert A Food Crisis Without Foreign Aid?

Nov 13, 2021 Deutsche Welle

The UN's World Food Program has warned that half of Afghanistan's population is facing an acute hunger crisis, with millions forced to choose between 'migration or starvation' amid drought and economic collapse.

UN Aid Chief Martin Griffiths Urges G-20 For Prevention Of Mass Starvation In Afghanistan

Oct 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Martin Griffiths said half the Afghan children under age five are at risk of acute malnutrition and there is an outbreak of measles in every single province.


Global Hunger Index 'Unfortunate' Reflection Of Hunger In The Country: Oxfam India

CEO of Oxfam India Amitabh Behar said the nutritional loss could amplify into intergenerational effects. He added that the latest data showed that in several part of India, children born between 2015-19 were more malnourished than the previous generation.

Global Hunger Index 2021: What It Means For India?

Oct 15, 2021 Jyotika Sood

India has slipped to 101st position from last year’s 94th position


ACT4FOOD: Getting Young People Together To Improve Global Food Systems

There is one agenda that cuts across various SDG’s and that’s of our Food Systems. Not only does it encapsulate ‘Zero Hunger’ and ‘Good Health and Wellbeing’ but our food systems impact almost every development goal.

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19 April, 2021

Anemia: Consequence Of Intergenerational Malnutrition

Santanu Mishra

A UNICEF report states that over 80 percent of adolescents suffer from ‘hidden hunger’. The goal is to meet the intergenerational nutrition gap through various Government schemes


02 April, 2021

Instagram Influencers become force multipliers for “Reach Each Child” Campaign

Poshan Desk

Here’s our tribute to four Instagram stars who helped promote the cause


13 March, 2021

To Eradicate Malnutrition, We Must Start At The Grassroots

Dr. Angela Chaudhuri

The various factors that contribute to malnutrition cannot be tackled by health professionals alone


13 March, 2021

To Eradicate Malnutrition, We Must Start At The Grassroots

Dr. Angela Chaudhuri

The various factors that contribute to malnutrition cannot be tackled by health professionals alone


25 January, 2021

While 12.2 Crore People Lost Jobs, Indian Billionaires Grew Richer By 35% During Lockdown: Oxfam

Outlook Web Bureau

The report said the increase in wealth of the top 11 billionaires of India during the pandemic could sustain the rural job scheme MGNREGA for 10 years or the Health Ministry for 10 years.


15 December, 2020

Hunger Study Predicts 168,000 Pandemic-Linked Child Deaths

Associated Press (AP)

Before the pandemic, the number of stunted children declined globally each year, from 199.5 million in 2000 to 144 million in 2019.


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08 November, 2020

UK Pulls A U-turn, Backs Soccer Star Marcus Rashford's Child Hunger Campaign

Associated Press (AP)

Rashford's Twitter campaign asking the Conservative government to pay for free school meals for disadvantaged students over the holidays quickly gathered steam.


03 October, 2020

Are India’s Social Protection Schemes ‘Future Fit’?

Ritu Bharadwaj

Covid-19 has highlighted the value of India’s social protection schemes for the extreme poor. With some tweaking, these schemes can be true game changers.


14 September, 2020

COVID-19: 7 Diet And Lifestyle Tips For Adolescents

Here are seven ways to help adolescents ensure they have a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle that will support building their immunity and overall wellbeing.


02 September, 2020

We Need A Jan Andolan For A Malnutrition-Free India

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe

We have only a small window of opportunity before our demographic dividend ends. We must make the most of it.


09 August, 2020

RAHI Khichdi Mix Targets Hunger And Nutrition Of Millions Amid COVID

Lola Nayar

Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI) has served over 2.5 million meals to vulnerable groups in 38 districts across 9 states in the country worst hit by COVID and subsequent lockdown. Dola Mohapatra, Executive Director, RAHI, tells LoLa Nayar that nearly 85% of the ready-to-cook meals were provided to the migrant population.


28 July, 2020

6.7 M Children Under 5 Could Suffer From Wasting Due To COVID-19

As part of its Reimagine campaign, UNICEF calls for accelerated action to prevent and treat malnutrition caused by pandemic


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03 July, 2020

Want Food Security? Try Agroecology

Colin Todhunter

Decentralised, local community-owned food systems based on shorter food supply chains that can cope with future shocks are now needed more than ever.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Law and Justice, Kiren Rijiju addresses at the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Players of Malaysia and Belgium vie for ball during their FIH Men's Junior World Cup 2021 hockey match at Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar.

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Devendra Murgaonkar and Len Doungel of Jamshedpur FC in action during match 8 of season 8 of Indian Super League played between FC Goa and Jamshedpur FC, at the GMC Bambolim stadium in Goa.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav acknowledges greetings of supporters during the 'Bahujan Mahapanchayat' rally on the Constituency Day, in Lucknow. Former MP Savitri Bai Phule is also seen.

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