World efforts to lower hunger to zero by 2030 are being negated by warfare and climate change, warn nutritionists.

Sustainable agricultural mechanization for food self-sufficiency in Africa, this is the new joint plan set up by the African Union and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today the launch of its flagship multi-sectoral nutrition project, USAID Advancing Nutrition.

The 2018 Global Hunger Index (GHI) shows that the world has made gradual, long-term progress in reducing overall hunger, but this progress has been uneven. Areas of severe hunger and undernutrition stubbornly persist, reflecting human misery for millions.

Evaluations of social protection interventions across Africa often register significant success in improving household food security indicators, but little or no improvement in individual nutritional outcomes. One reason is under-coverage of poor people; another is the low value of social transfers.

For the third year in a row, hunger is on the rise again and affects 821 million people in the world. In addition, one third of the global population suffers from malnutrition.

The 2017-2018 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR) takes an in-depth look at social protection in rural Africa to address these three questions, which are particularly relevant as Africa embarks on the implementation of the Malabo Declaration commitments and the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

AHMEDABAD: Back in March 2016, the Unicef Rapid Survey on Children covering India had warned Gujarat that around 10.1% children in the state were grossly underweight and 41.6% showed stunted growth

Explore how to move from commitments to actions to empower Africa's rural women for Zero Hunger and shared prosperity. Empowering women in agriculture, value chains and trade will accelerate the achievement of the Malabo Commitments and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to this new report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World released by FAO. Hunger has been on the rise over the past three years says the report and calls for urgent action if the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger is to be achieved by 2030.

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