Is the Hunger Challenge in Asia-Pacific Going Unnoticed?

by Meha Pumbay

A young boy on a farm in Afghanistan Photo: Cpl. Jeffrey Scarmazzi/US Marine Corps
The FAO recently published a report about the Asia-Pacific region’s troubles in achieving zero hunger by 2030, a Sustainable Development Goal. Hunger has increased in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Philippines. Pumbay explores these countries.
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  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.