world hunger - updates

Rappler's latest stories on world hunger


World hunger worsening as coronavirus weighs and obesity rises – U.N.

Jul 13, 2020 - 11:16 PM

Nearly 690 million people or 8.9% of people around the globe are hungry

Hunger on the rise worldwide as 821 million affected – United Nations

Jul 16, 2019 - 12:17 AM

Getting to a world where no one is suffering from hunger by then remains an 'immense challenge,' the report says

FIGHTING WORLD HUNGER. FIAN-Philippines and the National Food Coalition celebrate the 2018 World Food Day in Payatas, Quezon City on October 24, 2018. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

More than 113 million people suffer 'acute hunger' – United Nations

Apr 02, 2019 - 6:50 PM

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

FOOD CRISIS. A displaced Somali waits for food and water at an aid distribution centre outside Mogadishu on April 6, 2017. File photo by Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP

Mavis Ching's kitchen of cheer

Jun 14, 2014 - 8:00 AM

At 58 Mavis packed her bags from Singapore and moved to Cambodia From teaching piano she now spreads cheer to Siem Reap s hungry souls

LIVE: Universities Fighting World Hunger + SocialGood

Mar 01, 2014 - 9:02 PM

Livestream of webcast by Universities Fighting World Hunger on innovative advances in ending hunger

Food for thought: Where does our food come from?

Oct 16, 2013 - 10:16 AM

Join our Hangout on October 16 in partnership with Oxfam in celebration of International Rural Women s Day and World Food Day

Sandra Seifert goes sultry

Apr 20, 2012 - 6:59 PM

The celeb and model uses her body to encourage people to go vegetarian

GO VEGETARIAN. Sandra believes that there are less painful ways to go vegetarian, like eating tasty meat substitutes. Photo courtesy of PETA.