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Explained: Why India trails in Global Hunger Index -Udit Misra

-The Indian Express In Global Hunger Index report, India has the highest percentage of children who suffer from acute undernutrition. On other parameters, where India has improved, the pace has been relatively slow. The latest Global Hunger Index (GHI) has ranked India a lowly 102 among the 117 countries it has mapped. In 2018, India was pegged at 103 but last year 119 countries were mapped. So whi

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Telling Numbers: Half of India's children suffer from malnutrition, says UNICEF -Esha Roy

m of malnutrition. On Tuesday, UNICEF released its State of the World’s Children report for 2019. The first UNICEF report in 20 years on child nutrition, it comes on the heels of the Global Hunger Index report released by the organisation WeltHungerhilfe. The UNICEF report found that one in three children under the age of five years — around 200 million children worldwide — are either

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Why Global Hunger Index also flags climate change -Tarun Gopalakrishnan

-Down to Earth GHI's 2019 essay is a review of scientific literature on increasingly clear impacts that climate changes have on the most malnourished The 2019 edition of the Global Hunger Index was accompanied by an essay focused on the climate dimensions of the Hunger problem. Essays accompanying previous GHI editions have similarly shone a spotlight on forced migration (2018), inequality and power

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FAO Country Director in India Tomio Shichiri interviewed by Abhimanyu Chakravorty (The Indian Express)

antity. It’s also about quality. Shifting to a healthier diet with adequate seasonal plant-based and fibre-rich dishes and reducing intake of excessive meat and fast-food will help achieve zero-Hunger target as enshrined by the UN-mandated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), said the document. speaks with FAO Country Director in India Tomio Shichiri  (????) to understand what’s at stake here to achieve a zero More »

India ranked 102 in Global Hunger Index, 8 places behind Pakistan

-Hindustan Times The report warned that the progress towards a 2030 zero Hunger target that was agreed upon by leaders across the words was “under threat”. New Delhi: India slipped to the 102 spot in the Global Hunger Index which features 117 countries, according to Concern Worldwide, an aid agency which compiles the report. India was the lowest ranked South Asian country in Global More »

India slips to 102nd rank in Global Hunger Report, behind Nepal, Pak, Bangladesh

-The Indian Express The report, prepared jointly by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German organisation Welt Hunger Hilfe termed the level of Hunger in India "serious". India slipped to 102 position in the 2019 Global Hunger Index featuring 117 countries, behind Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Over one in every five children in India is

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India is 102 in Hunger Index of 117 nations, undoing decade of improvement -Abhishek Waghmare

dia, just 9.6 percent of all children between 6 and 23 months of age are fed a minimum acceptable diet, a global report said India has slipped from 95th rank in 2010 to 102nd in 2019 on the Global Hunger Index (GHI), with the increase in prevalence of wasting (low weight for height) among children under five contributing the most to the country’s poor performance. Over a longer-term horizon, the fall in India’s rank is sharper: From

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With low birth weight and child deaths, malnourishment remains a big challenge for Centre's ambitious POSHAN Plan -Sneha Mordani A government study shows children are not eating in spite of adequate food availability, while experts too say 90 per cent of kids in India may not be hungry in terms of Hunger but they are hungry in terms of nutrition. New Delhi: The central government’s ambitious POSHAN nutrition programme that focuses on the first 1,000 days of a newborn, including the nine-month pregnancy period, is staring at a major challenge: reducing

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All about malnutrition and starvation deaths in India

try. They pointed out how Tamil Nadu's Amma Unavagam had become a roaring success by involving peers in self-help groups, employing the poor to serve hygienic food to eradicate the gnawing problem of Hunger on the streets. Please click here to read more.

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