Ghana loses $2.6 billion annually, or 6.4 percent of its gross national product, due to problems associated with poor nutrition in children, a United Nations report has revealed.
Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger
More than 400 million people live in India’s cities—more than the entire population of the United States. Increasing urban employment and rising incomes portend significant growth for India’s $360 billion food market. But the food system in India must transform to feed its growing cities, says a new report by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Substantial public and private investments, as well as key regulatory reforms, are needed to update India’s unorganized, fragmented food system.
Pope Francis addressed the World Food Program with an inspired speech regarding the “goal of zero hunger, denaturalizing poverty, debureaucratizing hunger and the violence of hunger as a weapon of war.”
A second year without rain threatens to bring catastrophe for some of the poorest people in the world. Donor countries, in the grip of wars and refugee crises, have been slow to pledge funds. But by the time they do, it could be too late