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Global Food Leaders Call Upon G7 Heads To Fight Hunger And Malnutrition

May 14, 2022 Rajiv Tikoo

In an open letter ahead of the upcoming G7 Summit, World Food Prize Laureates have written to G7 Heads to address the triple threat of Covid-19, climate change and conflict

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

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

Oct 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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?

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

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17 September, 2021

ACT4FOOD: Getting Young People Together To Improve Global Food Systems

Priya Prakash

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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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