At least 10 million poor people face hunger this year and next because of droughts and erratic rains linked to record global temperatures and an expected "super" version of the evolving El Nino weather pattern, aid charity Oxfam has wa
Despite a drop in the number of people facing starvation, nearly one in three of the world's population are malnourished, even as obesity spreads around the globe, an international food security think-tank said on Tuesday.
Just $160 per year for each person living in extreme poverty would eradicate world hunger by 2030, the United Nations said on Friday, recommending the money should be delivered through both cash transfers and ‘pro-poor’ investments.
A total of 805 million people are chronically undernourished worldwide and hunger and under-nutrition reduce the global GDP by up to 3 per cent, or the equivalent of $2 trillion every year, a report said.
The global population is
Extreme poverty and hunger has been eradicated from Bahrain, a top government official said yesterday (April 5).
Central Informatics Organisation president Dr Mohammed Al Amer told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister pu
The number of hungry people in the world has fallen by more than 100 million in the past decade but 805 million people, or one in nine, still do not have enough to eat, three global food and agriculture agencies said on Tuesday.
The world loses or wastes a staggering 25 percent to 33 percent of the food it produces for consumption, losses that can mean the difference between an adequate diet and malnutrition in many countries, the World Bank said in a report.
One in eight people around the world is chronically undernourished, the United Nations' food agencies said on Tuesday, warning world leaders that some regions would fail in halving the number of hungry by 2015.
UAE-based Just Falafel, a fast food retail chain, has joined forces with World Food Programme (WFP), the UN’s humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, to raise $1 million over the next three years.
Over the next three
Obesity is a bigger health crisis globally than hunger, and the leading cause of disabilities around the world, according to a new report published in the British medical journal The Lancet.
Nearly 500 researchers from 50 countrie