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Global Hunger Index

The Global Hunger Index is prepared by Welt Hunger Life (a German organisation) and Concern Worldwide (Irish organization). Key Facts The Global Hunger Index is calculated based on four indicators namely child wasting, undernourishment, child stunting, child mortality. It is a tool to measure hunger across the world. Global Hunger Index 2021 The Global Hunger ..

Global Hunger Index: India at 101st rank

Global Hunger Index 2021, which is prepared jointly by Irish aid agency called ‘Concern Worldwide’ and German organisation called ‘Welt Hunger Hilfe’, was released on October 14, 2021. The Index termed the hunger level in India as alarming. Where India has been placed? In the index, India has been placed to 101st position out of ..

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Poshan Gyan: Digital Repository on Nutrition Information

NITI Aayog recently launched Poshan Gyan along with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Centre for Social and Behaviour Change, Ashoka University. Poshan Gyan is a National Digital Repository on health and nutrition. Poshan Gyan Poshan Gyan is basically an online resource for any person working in nutrition sector. It is also accessible ..

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United Nations launches Food Coalition to prevent COVID-19 Food crisis

The United Nations has created a new alliance to prevent COVID-19 food crisis. It was proposed by Italy and led by Food and Agriculture Organization. Key Highlights According to the State of Food Security and Nutrition Report, 2020 more than 690 million people went hungry in 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic is to add 130 million ..

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Global Hunger Index, 2020

On October 16, 2020, the Global hunger index was launched. It is jointly prepared by Welhunger life and Concern Worldwide. According to the report, India ranked 94th among 107countries. The report put India under serious category with the score of 27.2. Key highlights of the report The report says that India has serious levels of ..

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October 16: World Food Day

The World Food Day is celebrated by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization on October 16 every year. It is concerned with hunger, food security. The celebrations include International Fund for Agricultural Development and World Food Programme. The World Food Day also marks the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization. At first, ..

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