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.

With over 50% of women suffering from anaemia there is a need to improve nutrition.

PUNE: Of the 57 lakh children in the state screened every month for their weight and nutrition status under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), an average of over 87,000 children are severe


According to a new study titled, “Supermarket Shopping and Nutritional Outcomes: A panel data analysis for Urban Kenya,” shopping in supermarkets significantly increases body mass index (BMI), and

In response to the need to have a holistic information system that can continuously collect, analyse and interpret data related to nutrition, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is supporting the M

It may seem off-putting to some, but human waste is full of nutrients that can be recycled into valuable products that could promote agricultural sustainability and better economic independence for

The high cost of nutritious foods can worsen poor diets and nutrition outcomes especially among low-income households. Yet little is known about the spatial and temporal patterns of the cost of nutritious diets in South Asia, where malnutrition in multiple forms remains high.

Liberian households headed by individuals with little or no education are more vulnerable to food insecurity while the opposite is true for households headed by someone who has attended a technical

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