November 26, 2020 10:45 am
All indications show that an economic revival will take some time — support is required during this period to at least prevent starvation.
October 17, 2020 5:33 pm
Reacting to the Global Hunger Index 2020 report which has ranked India 94 among 107 countries, Rahul tweeted in Hindi, "India's poor are hungry because the government is busy in filling the pockets of some of its special friends."
October 19, 2020 1:45 pm
Out of the total 107 countries, only 13 countries fare worse than India including countries like Rwanda (97), Nigeria (98), Afghanistan (99), Liberia (102), Mozambique (103), Chad (107) among others.
September 14, 2020 8:57 am
For “POSHAN Maah” to contribute towards the holistic nourishment of children and a malnutrition free India by 2030, the government needs to address the multi-dimensional determinants of malnutrition on an urgent basis.
March 17, 2020 4:31 pm
"I raised the issue of worsening statistics on nutrition and the urgent need to eliminate hunger and chronic malnutrition among children and adolescents. In 2019, India slipped seven places in the Global Hunger Index to rank 102 out of 117 countries," says Rajya Sabha Congress member M V Rajeev Gowda.
November 16, 2019 9:43 am
Of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the second one — ‘zero hunger’ — aims to end extreme hunger and malnutrition, especially among children, by 2030.
October 29, 2019 1:36 am
We need to ask why India lags behind its neighbours in combating hunger, malnutrition
October 28, 2019 9:58 am
Among all the countries included in the report, India has the highest rate of child wasting (which rose from the 2008-2012 level of 16.5 per cent to 20.8 per cent). Its child stunting rate (at 37.9 per cent) also remains shockingly high.
October 18, 2019 12:08 am
Global Hunger Index figures are stark. They bring home urgency of long-term investments in nutrition, health, sanitation
October 17, 2019 10:54 pm
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.