hunger incidence - updates

Rappler's latest stories on hunger incidence


Self-rated hunger in PH returns to downward trend at 9.9%

Apr 30, 2018 - 12:31 PM

The March 2018 numbers show significant improvement after a spike in the December 2017 survey, where self-rated hunger was 15.9%

POVERTY. A man living under the Estero de Vitas bridge washes clothes at his home in Tondo in Manila on July 16, 2017. The Philippine economy has sustained one of the fastest growth rates in Asia, official data showed on May 18, 2017 which analysts said signalled strong economic leadership from President Rodrigo Duterte even as he wages a deadly drug war. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

Duterte: Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat will be priority for dev't

Jul 23, 2016 - 7:17 PM

The 2 provinces are on record as having among the highest incidences of hunger

Rice price hike, 'job misery' major causes of hunger in PH

Sep 23, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Data show a very slow reduction in hunger incidence in the last 5 years despite the country experiencing respectable growth in GDP

A study conducted by the University of the Philippines School of Statistics notes that the rise in the price of rice mostly affects the poorest 30% of Filipinos. Photo from Shutterstock

More Pinoys go hungry in 2012 - survey

Oct 13, 2012 - 3:15 PM

Hunger incidence in the Philippines worsened this year based on a global survey by the International Food Policy Research Institute