Asia

India Not On Track To Reach 2025 Nutrition Targets Or Achieve Zero Hunger By 2030

by Swagata Yadavar IndiaSpend December 10, 2018

Increased food security and access has led to fewer malnourished and anaemic Indians in 2017 than in the preceding decade, but India needs to do much more to meet its nutrition goals, the 2018 Global Nutrition Report (GNR 2018) has shown...

Top 10 Facts About Hunger in the Philippines

by The Borgen Project Borgen Magazine November 25, 2018

The Borgen Project details the top 10 facts about hunger in the Philippines will shed some light on areas that need improvement as well as areas where the country has been successful....

Is climate change pushing the world into hunger?

by Jose Hong The Straits Times November 12, 2018

As South-east Asia's population grows rapidly, decreasing rice yields as well as the increasingly erratic weather brought by a warming world will place ever more stress on a region where millions still do not have enough access to food...

New Pest in India Could Threaten National and Asian Food Security

by Charu Bahri The Quint October 29, 2018

Fall Army Worm has been spotted in India for the first time, threatening crops and food security throughout Asia....

Astana opens Islamic Organisation for Food Security headquarters

by Aidana Yergaliyeva The Astana Times October 6, 2018

The Islamic Organisation for Food Security (IOFS) headquarters opened Sept. 27 in Kazakhstan's capital. The organisation seeks to strengthen cooperation among member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to ensure food security for its member states and develop the Kazakh agricultu...

Asia’s food systems are under pressure study shows

by Food & Drink Business Food & Drink Business September 9, 2018

Asian business leaders overwhelmingly agree that there is cause for alarm around Asia’s food security, according to a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The study, Fixing Asia’s Food Systems, found that population growth, urbanisation and changing food demands ar...

Maintaining Food Security, Indonesia’s Agriculture Minister Focuses on Four Targets

by Hari Wiseno and Widita Fembrian Netral English September 6, 2018

Indonesia's Agriculture Minister recently spoke about four key targets to promote self-sufficiency and food security in the country....

Drought raises food security fears in Afghanistan

by Al Jazeera Al Jazeera August 14, 2018

A shortage of precipitation during the winter months, both rain and snow, left much of Afghanistan with a severe scarcity of water and a decimated winter harvest. The situation has not improved during the ...

Food and Nutrition Security in Timor-Leste: Challenges and Prospects

by Caleb Gorton Future Directions International August 14, 2018

Recent graduate Caleb Gorton outlines the hunger and nutrition issues affecting Timor-Leste, which has one of the highest rates of malnutrition in the world, with 46 per cent of children under five suffering from chronic malnutrition....

A step towards hunger-free India

by Meenakshi Sengupta Telangana Today August 13, 2018

Millions of people in our country sleep hungry every single day, making it one of the major issues to tackle with, but we still waste food worth crores everyday. With an aim to put an end to food-wastage and ward off the evil of hunger among the poor, Robin Hood Army (RHA), a zero-funds organisation...

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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.

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