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Global hunger and obesity are worsening due to virus fallout

July 15, 2020 3:35 pm

Almost 690 million people were undernourished last year, the most since 2009, and the pandemic could tip as many as 132 million people into chronic hunger by the end of this year, the UN said in a report

Number of undernourished people declines in India; obesity in adults on the rise: UN

July 14, 2020 4:13 pm

According to the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, more Indian adults became obese between 2012-16. The number of adults (18 years and older) who are obese grew from 25.2 million in 2012 to 34.3 million in 2016, growing from 3.1 per cent to 3.9 per cent.

More Indians found to be obese but fewer are undernourished: FAO report

July 16, 2019 2:00 pm

The number of Indian children under five years who were overweight was 2.4 million last year, while 46 million were stunted, according to the report.

Explained: Why number of hungry is rising

December 05, 2018 11:39 am

After number fell from 2003 to 2014, UN data find trend reversed. Yet since 2014, global farm commodity prices have been falling. Here is why that has not stopped the rise in the number of hungry people

Malnutrition cases in Maharashtra under-reported, finds survey

April 16, 2018 7:33 am

The preliminary findings in three of these districts — Pune, Nandurbar and Raigad — show that percentage of wasting and of under-nutrition is higher than as recorded by the NFHS-4 and the Integrated Child Development System (ICDS).

Delhi: Fighting child malnourishment in Nizamuddin basti, one dish at a time

April 10, 2018 1:52 am

The programme is currently funded by the Tata Trust. Their kitchen, partly funded by the Australian High Commission, is on the second floor of Mashak Manzil inside the basti.

Decline in malnutrition rate among children in Chattisgarh : Government

November 22, 2017 6:40 pm

According to the data collected during `Vazan Tyohar', the average malnutrition rate among the children in the 0-5 years age group across 27 districts was found to be 30.13 per cent in 2016, against 40.05 per cent in 2011-12.

Four tiger cubs die of malnourishment

December 28, 2015 4:28 am

The forest, where the cubs actually lived with the mother, belongs to the Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM).

In rural Maharashtra, kitchen farms to control malnourishment

December 02, 2015 1:08 am

Women to be trained to grow nutrient-rich, cost-effective vegetables on 100 sq ft plots.

From the discomfort Zone: Psychologically aesthetic Italians

September 28, 2014 12:35 am

This immediately took me to another planet mentally, my first step on Europe, the country of Raphael, da Vinci, Michelangelo that I had studied with my pencils in art college.