Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicGlobal Hunger Index

Topic: Global Hunger Index

75th Independence Day celebrations may be over, but dissent is still not ‘free’ in India

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Global hunger can worsen by 2030. Growing food in Asia and Africa can solve it

In 2030, only 29% of the global harvests of 10 major crops may be directly consumed as food in the countries where they were produced.

Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover might not mean end of free speech. Other factors at play

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Not just Global Hunger Index, India’s own govt data shows how worried we should be

The Modi government has questioned the methodology of the Global Hunger Index. But undernutrition is one of the leading factors of child mortality in India.

‘Unscientific methodology’ — Modi govt on India’s ‘shocking’ rank in Global Hunger Index

Reacting to India's 101st rank, the Centre said the publishing agencies haven't done their due diligence & disregard govt's efforts to ensure food security of everyone during Covid.

Hunger Index latest reminder. India should fight malnutrition with more animal-sourced food

Feeding children any animal-sourced food is linked with 11% reduction in stunting; feeding them both meat and dairy with a 16% reduction in underweight.

India falls to 101 from 94 on Global Hunger Index, behind Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal

The report, prepared jointly by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German organisation Welt Hunger Hilfe, termed the level of hunger in India 'alarming'.

Another 29 cr people won’t have enough to eat this year due to global Covid income losses

Overall, 1.2 billion people in 76 countries will be food-insecure this year. Most of the additional people the USDA expects to fall into food insecurity this year are in Asia.

World hunger surged in 2020, with 1 in 10 people undernourished now

People who are undernourished are chronically hungry, meaning they don’t have enough to eat for a normal, healthy and active life for a period of at least a year.

Even stray dogs don’t go hungry in India, ignore hunger reports, minister says in Parliament

Union Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala was responding to an AAP MP, who raised the issue of India’s poor ranking in the 2020 hunger index in Rajya Sabha.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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