Zero Hunger Programme Current Affairs, GK & News
On occasion of World Food Day (October 16), India’s ambitious Zero Hunger Programme through interventions in farm sector launched with focus on agriculture, nutrition and health in a symbiotic manner was launched. The programme consists of organisations of farming system for nutrition, setting up genetic gardens for bio-fortified plants and initiation of ‘Zero hunger training. ..
The United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP) published the “Food Waste Index Report, 2021”. As per the UNEP report, estimated 931 million tonnes of food were wasted across the world 2019. The agency also highlighted that this amount of wasted food can circle the Earth seven times. Key Facts The index report was published by the ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Every year, May 28 is marked as World Hunger Day. The World Hunger Day is an initiative of the Hunger Project. Significance The United Nations aims to increase agricultural productivity. This is to feed 820 million people that are with inadequate food security. The UN predicts that 2 billion are to come under poverty and ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development • 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda • India-United Nations • india-world bank • malnutrition • United Nations • World Bank • world hunger day • Zero Hunger • Zero Hunger Programme
India’s ambitious Zero Hunger Programme through interventions in farm sector will be launched on occasion of World Food Day (October 16) with focus on agriculture, nutrition and health in a symbiotic manner. The Programme will be initiated by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in association with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), MS Swaminathan ..