Global Hunger Index: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India ranked 102nd out of 117 nations at 2019 Global Hunger Index

Published: October 16, 2019

India ranked 102nd at the 2019 Global Hunger Index (GHI) that tracks hunger and malnutrition. The GHI is a peer-reviewed annual report, which is jointly published by Ireland’s Concern Worldwide and Germany’s Welthungerhilfe. It scores countries on a 100-point “severity scale”, where zero is the best score (no hunger) and 100 is the worst. With ..


Global Hunger Index 2018: Key Findings

Published: October 18, 2018

The 2018 global hunger index is prepared by Welthungerhilfe together with Concern Worldwide. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has stepped aside from its involvement in the report. Calculation of the Index: The Index ranks countries on a 100-point scale, with 0 being the best score (no hunger) and 100 being the worst. Values from ..




India ranked 103rd among in 2018 Global Hunger Index

Published: October 15, 2018

India has been ranked 103rd among 119 countries in the 2018 Global Hunger Index (GHI). The 2018 GHI report was prepared jointly by global NGOs namely – Concern Worldwide (Ireland) and Welthungerhilfe (Germany). The index indicates that the level of hunger and undernutrition worldwide falls into the serious category, at a value of 20.9, down ..


Millets and India’s Twin Nutrient Disorder

Published: May 21, 2018

India has a twin nutrient disorder. First it is fighting hunger. India stands at 100/119 countries in the global hunger index. On the other hand India also faces the challenge of obesity and hidden hunger. This twin challenge needs to be addressed through a revamp in the dietary habits. The journal Global Environmental Change suggests ..


India ranked 100 in 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI)

Published: October 13, 2017

India has been ranked 100th out of 119 countries in the 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report, which is released by Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). As per report, India’s score (31.4) is at the high end of the serious category, and is one of the main factors pushing South Asia to the ..