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Starved of data: India’s hungry people go missing from FAO report -TK Rajalakshmi FAO’s latest report found world hunger rising. However, India’s data on food insecurity is missing. The Food and Agriculture Organisation’s “State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) 2022” report begins with a dismal piece of data: the number of people unable to afford a healthy diet has increased by 112 million to touch 3.2 billion, a reflection of rising food prices during the pandemic. The report, a joint effort...

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Explained: Understanding the Global Hunger Index -Saptaparno Ghosh

-The Hindu On what indicators is the GHI computed? Why did the Ministry of Women and Child Development reject the report and call it ‘an erroneous measure of hunger’? Why are child-centric metrics used to calculate global hunger? The story so far: For the second time in two years, the Ministry of Women and Child Development on Saturday rejected the Global Hunger Index (GHI) that ranked India 107 among 121 countries. India...

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India will play its due role in advancing global food security

-ANI/ Hindustan Times Dubey said that New Delhi is running the world's largest food-based safety net programme, which has seen a paradigm shift from welfare to a rights-based approach. India will play its due role in advancing global food security, upholding equity, displaying compassion and promoting social justice, said First Secretary Sneha Dubey at the UN Security Council high-level special event on global food security crisis on Monday (local time). Dubey said that...

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Empty stomachs today, sick workshops tomorrow: The need for nutrition NOW -Richard Mahapatra

-Down to Earth The world’s hunger clock has regressed back to 2015 when the global community had resolved to get good food to all plates by 2030 The world is hungry and those who get to eat are not eating healthy, leading to wider prevalence of malnutrition — Undernourishment, particularly. About a tenth of the world’s population lacks proper nourishment, the latest United Nation State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World...

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UN Report: Global hunger numbers rose to as many as 828 million in 2021

-Press release by FAO dated 6 July 2022 The latest State of Food Security and Nutrition report shows the world is moving backwards in efforts to eliminate hunger and malnutrition Rome/New York: The number of people affected by hunger globally rose to as many as 828 million in 2021, an increase of about 46 million since 2020 and 150 million since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic (1), according to a United...

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