Rappler's latest stories on Hunger
Nearly 690 million people or 8.9% of people around the globe are hungry
'Ownership and control of EEZs must be put back in the hands of domestic fishers, especially small-scale fishers'
For the reclusive Taw’buid, death and disease are part of life, hindering them from protecting an animal they revere – the critically-endangered tamaraw
The Inter-Agency Task Force on Zero Hunger will create a 'National Food Policy' that will outline the government's priorities and map efforts to achieve zero hunger
Action Against Hunger says the 4 victims were among the 6 hostages abducted in northeastern Nigeria in July
According to a UN report, a key obstacle is unequal access: while some people throw away food they buy too much of, others cannot afford or find the nutrition they need
Making sure every child has access to a healthy diet must become a 'political priority' if widespread malnutrition is to be conquered, especially in developing countries, says the report
Getting to a world where no one is suffering from hunger by then remains an 'immense challenge,' the report says
(UPDATED) No tributes needed – the prequel comes out May 19, 2020
It will be the first such aid Seoul has provided Pyongyang since 2015 and follows the North's lowest recorded harvest for a decade, according to the United Nations
African states are 'disproportionally' affected as close to 72 million people on the continent suffered acute hunger, according to Food and Agriculture Organization emergencies director Dominique Bourgeon
'Both undernutrition and obesity are expected to be made significantly worse by climate change,' says Boyd Swinburn. co-chair of The Lancet Commission on Obesity
Yemen is in the grip of the world's worst hunger crisis as government troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition battles Huthi rebels
Many Filipinos are no longer able to afford food that would properly nourish themselves and their families, says FIAN Philippines president and National Food Coalition convener Aurea Teves
Here’s how poor or hungry Filipinos have perceived themselves to be through the years
We can diversify a lot more when it comes to what we should eat
Please, before we say that we should not politicize food, consider this fact: literally everything we put in our mouths is political, and we haven't even started talking about sex
To date, the Philippines has no comprehensive law directly addressing food insecurity and hunger. Where is the Zero Hunger Bill?
The Philippine government has shown a history of focused policy, but scattershot implementation
In contrast, hunger in Balance Luzon and the Visayas went down in the 2nd quarter of 2018, according to a Social Weather Stations survey
According to the National Nutrition Council, food gardening may be an answer to the problem of hunger and malnutrition
All one needs is a sense of curiosity and a knack for perseverance, for everything you could possibly need to know about the field is available online on YouTube, through massive online open courses, and other tutorials
The March 2018 numbers show significant improvement after a spike in the December 2017 survey, where self-rated hunger was 15.9%
Economic woes, if unabated, could lead to social unrest. Recall that it was not so much Ninoy Aquino’s assassination in 1983 that led to EDSA 1, but the deep, painful recession in 1984 to 1985 that preceded it.
The proposed National School Feeding Program bill aims to provide free and sustainable feeding programs in all public schools across the country
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In a 15-point statement, the leaders commit to a 'strong determination to enhance cooperation in food security by encouraging countries in the region to take effective measures'
As disasters compete for our attention, they make it harder for people in poor, marginalized and war-torn regions to access adequate food
Francis says love rather than pity should be placed at the heart of international development efforts, and throws his weight behind efforts in the UN to negotiate a global accord on managed, safe migration
The Council for Health and Development calls for genuine land reform, saying it is 'the most effective and efficient solution to the current food crisis in the Philippines'
'Gusto din namin pakita yun progress din namin... Eto 'yung mangyayari kapag ang mga magsasaka ay may kanilang sariling lupa.'
In a Facebook post, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio calls out 3 opposition senators for being 'plastic and opportunists'
Hunger stunts the potential of the youth. How does it worsen existing problems in the country?
The UN Sustainable Development Goals include achieving zero hunger, minimizing stunting by 40%, and reducing childhood wasting to less than 5%
The budget for the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s supplemental feeding program sees a drop of P1 billion
Barangay Aquaponics promotes water based farming to help Filipinos grow their own food and become entrepreneurs
The city government of Quezon City helps 165 premature and undernourished infants through its Quezon City Human Milk Bank QCHMB
Members of the private sector and the government need to invest in nutrition to secure a better future for the next generation
The issue of hunger and malnutrition is real but it can still be solved in this lifetime
It is time to rethink how each of us can help Filipino farmers even in small ways
By protecting fisheries humanity can raise yearly wild seafood yields by 100 million metric tonnes – enough to feed a billion people every day forever
Read on what people have to say about hunger and malnutrition in the Philippines
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Around 41 – 10 5 million people – are undernourished says a group of UN agencies and NGOs
A panel of experts and advocates will discuss hunger and malnutrition in the PH Tune in on Wednesday March 15 at 4 pm to find out what you can do to help
Nearly 5 million people are facing starvation and famine the government says
About 14 million people – nearly 80 of the entire Yemeni population – are in need of food aid half of whom are severely food insecure
The latest figure is higher than the 3rd quarter s estimated 2 4 million families
At a forum hosted by the United for Healthier Kids U4HK last January 18 experts gathered to discuss how citizens can do their part in fighting malnutrition