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50% of children below age of five undernourished in Haryana

Feb 06, 2014

50% of children below age of five undernourished in Haryana

Malnutrition is widespread among children in Haryana with nearly 50 per cent below the age of five being undernourished, a health official said today. #food #Haryana #Malnutrition #children #Vitamins #nourishment #undernourishment #anaemia
World Toilet Day: In India, 600 mn people still defecate in open

Nov 19, 2013

World Toilet Day: In India, 600 mn people still defecate in open

The report that released yesterday on the eve of the first ever UN World Toilet Day, the World Bank said, access to improved sanitation can increase cognition among children. #ThatsJustWrong #India #World Bank #Health #UN #Africa #Malnutrition #developing nations #World Toilet Day #Fecal germs
One out of every eight people in the world is malnourished: UN

Oct 01, 2013

One out of every eight people in the world is malnourished: UN

One in eight people around the world is chronically undernourished, the United Nations' food agencies said on Tuesday, warning world leaders that some regions would fail in halving the number of hungry by 2015. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Malnutrition #Child Malnutrition
Eradication of hunger is top on India's agenda: Khurshid

Sep 25, 2013

Eradication of hunger is top on India's agenda: Khurshid

India has said the focus of the post-2015 development agenda should be the eradication of hunger and poverty, besides giving priority to ensuring food security and universal access to modern energy services. #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Salman Khurshid #Malnutrition
Millions of Syrian children at risk of malnutrition: UN aid organisation

Sep 24, 2013

Millions of Syrian children at risk of malnutrition: UN aid organisation

An international aid organization says millions of children in Syria are at risk of malnutrition as the conflict rages well into its third year and food production is collapsing across the country #United Nations #Syria #Malnutrition #Save the Children #Syrian children #Syrian War #Syrian casualties

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Twist in food security debate: Study shows how GM crops improve nutrition

Jun 06, 2013

Twist in food security debate: Study shows how GM crops improve nutrition

In a study that surveyed over 500 randomly selected small-farm Indian households over seven years, researchers found that as the rate of Indian farmers adopting GM cotton grew, undernourishment in their families dropped. #HowThisWorks #India #Food security #Malnutrition #Bt Cotton #GM Crops

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Twist in food security debate: Study shows how GM crops improve nutrition

Jul 21, 2014

Poverty, environment, even traffic fatalities: UN’s sweeping sustainable development goals aim to fix everything -- on paper

End global hunger and all forms of malnutrition and poverty by 2030, along with all urban slums around the world.  Halve the number of deaths from road traffic accidents globally (an estimated 1.24 million in 2010, according to the World Health Organ... #World Health Organization #George Russell
Twist in food security debate: Study shows how GM crops improve nutrition

Jul 02, 2014

Food rations slashed for 800,000 African refugees, says UN

Lack of funding forces food aid cuts of up to 60% and is 'worsening malnutrition', say WFP and UN refugee agency Nearly 800,000 refugees in Africa have had their food rations slashed due to a lack of global aid funding, threatening to push many to th... #Africa #United Nations
Twist in food security debate: Study shows how GM crops improve nutrition

Jul 23, 2014

Malnutrition soars by more than 70% since Coalition came to power

During the Tory-led Government’s relentless cuts drive doctors in England have seen huge increases in conditions usually associated with the Third Worl... #Africa #United Nations