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Over 6 Million People In Crisis-hit Sri Lanka Are 'Food Insecure': World Food Programme

Over 6 Million People In Crisis-hit Sri Lanka Are 'Food Insecure': World Food Programme

The economic crisis has led to an acute shortage of essential items like food, medicine, cooking gas, fuel and toilet paper, with Sri Lankans being forced to wait in lines for hours outside stores to buy fuel and cooking gas.

16 July 2022
India Sends 3,000 Tonnes Wheat To Afghanistan, Total Food Aid Touches 33,500 Tonnes

India Sends 3,000 Tonnes Wheat To Afghanistan, Total Food Aid Touches 33,500 Tonnes

India has also sent relief material to Afghanistan in multiple consignments following the earthquake this week that killed over 1,000 people.

25 June 2022

China Is Largest Security Anxiety For Australia, India: Australian Deputy PM Richard Marles

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles said Australia sees India as ‘completely central’ to its world view, and deeper defence and security...

Sudan: One Third Of Population Faces Hunger Crisis, UN Food Agency Expresses Concern

Sudan: One Third Of Population Faces Hunger Crisis, UN Food Agency Expresses Concern

Living conditions rapidly deteriorated across cash-strapped Sudan since an October military coup sent an already fragile economy into free-fall, with the...

17 June 2022

One Cannot Tread The Path Of Trade On An Empty Stomach: Piyush Goyal At WTO Meet

Goyal said that it is possible to find the solution as there are well-established and proven mechanisms available and documents are on the table which can be...

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14 June 2022
WTO Should Allow Food Exports From Public Stock To Help Countries In Need: Piyush Goyal

WTO Should Allow Food Exports From Public Stock To Help Countries In Need: Piyush Goyal

The United Nation's World Food Programme works in over 120 countries and territories to supply life-saving food to people displaced by conflict or made...


13 June 2022
To Rebuild Trust, Credibility, We Must First Address Mandated Issues: Piyush Goyal To WTO

To Rebuild Trust, Credibility, We Must First Address Mandated Issues: Piyush Goyal To WTO

He said that the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the inability of the world to promptly respond to any crisis, whether on food security or health, economic...


11 June 2022
Top UN World Food Programme Official To Visit Sri Lanka Amid Looming Food Crisis

Top UN World Food Programme Official To Visit Sri Lanka Amid Looming Food Crisis

India has also provided a $55 million line of credit to Sri Lanka for the import of fertilisers in a bid to help the country tide over its food scarcity.


04 May 2022
Record Number Of People Suffered Acute Food Insecurity In 2021:UN

Record Number Of People Suffered Acute Food Insecurity In 2021:UN

According to The United Nations, a 'toxic triple combination' of conflict, weather extremities and the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic caused food...


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.


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29 January 2022
Happy Birthday Oprah Winfrey: Humanitarian Work By The Icon

Happy Birthday Oprah Winfrey: Humanitarian Work By The Icon

Oprah Gail Winfrey is a talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist from the United States. Her chat show, 'The Oprah Winfrey...


02 September 2021
Afghans' Plight Surges Due To Hunger Crisis Amid Taliban's Challenges

Afghans' Plight Surges Due To Hunger Crisis Amid Taliban's Challenges

About one third of the country's population of 38 million doesn't know if they will have a meal every day, according to Ramiz Alakbarov, the UN's humanitarian...


06 April 2021
Automation Can Mitigate Risks in Public Feeding

Automation Can Mitigate Risks in Public Feeding

Innovative, CAPEX-friendly technology could ensure efficient hygiene and safety compliance monitoring for large-scale public feeding programmes


18 January 2021
How Nutrition And Sustainable Development Are Linked

How Nutrition And Sustainable Development Are Linked

Watch experts discuss link between nutrition and sustainable development


09 October 2020
Nobel Peace Prize Goes To UN's World Food Programme

Nobel Peace Prize Goes To UN's World Food Programme

The Nobel Committee said that the coronavirus pandemic has added to the hunger faced by millions of people around the world.


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