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Groups urge government to 'immediately' pass Zero Hunger Bill

Oct 26, 2018 - 10:45 AM

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

HUNGER. FIAN Philippines, the National Food Coalition, along with farmers and fishermen groups, call on the government to act urgently to eradicate hunger in the country by 2030 by passing the proposed Zero Hunger Bill or the Right to Adequate Food Framework Bill. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

The long wait to 'Zero Hunger'

Jul 26, 2018 - 4:06 PM

To date, the Philippines has no comprehensive law directly addressing food insecurity and hunger. Where is the Zero Hunger Bill?

#TheLeaderIWant: Committed to zero hunger and good governance

Oct 24, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Aspiring leaders should be critically examined for their commitment to end poverty and hunger among their constituents says the National Food Coalition

World Food Day 2015 to highlight social protection vs rural hunger

Oct 14, 2015 - 5:23 PM

World Food Day 2015 puts the spotlight on the connection between enhancing agriculture through social protection toward zero poverty and hunger

Zero Hunger: Holding gov't responsible

Oct 06, 2015 - 1:58 PM

A lawmaker says the lack of guarantee to right to food in the 1987 Philippine Constitution should be changed to push for accountability

$267B more needed each year to end hunger by 2030 – UN report

Aug 18, 2015 - 3:44 PM

The amount each year – an average of 160 P7 419 a year per poor person – should be invested in social protection programs

ASIA AND HUNGER. Asia Pacific still registers the most number of undernourished people in the world.

Poe: First 1,000 days crucial for child’s development

Jul 03, 2015 - 5:54 PM

The senator has 2 pending bills aiming to end child malnutrition nationwide

#ZEROHUNGER. One of Senator Grace Poe's advocacies is eradicating hunger in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda

Fighting famine, holding off hunger

Jul 01, 2015 - 4:25 PM

Political commitment on hunger is in the hands of the people says DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman

ZERO HUNGER? According to WFP country director Praveen Agrawal, hunger alleviation initiatives should be inclusive, holistic, and integrated. Graphics by Nico Villarete

Senate agenda: Child hunger and malnutrition

Oct 26, 2014 - 7:17 PM

The latest national nutrition survey shows little progress in ending hunger among Filipino children

PH Zero hunger bill takes center stage

Oct 21, 2014 - 7:24 PM

I’m confident that we can pass this before the 16th Congress ends says Akbayan Party list Representative Barry Gutierrez one of the bill s authors

Stop hunger now: 'Pagkain sapat dapat'

Oct 16, 2014 - 7:30 AM

It s World Food Day Did you know the Philippines has a pending Zero Hunger bill ?

PH food wastage: Think twice before wasting your meal

Mar 20, 2014 - 6:12 PM

There is enough food in the world for everyone but one third of all food is wasted globally

FOOD LOSS. Among developing countries like the Philippines, food loss occurs even before consumption. Food is already lost during the production and postharvest stages. Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

House bill seeks to end hunger in 10 years

Feb 04, 2014 - 4:41 PM

The bill seeks to establish a comprehensive framework to ensure the right of every Filipino to access adequate food at all times

FOOD FOR ALL. Rep. Barry Gutierrez presents the Right to Adequate Food Bill during an anti-hunger mobilization organized by the National Food Coalition at the House of Representatives. Photo courtesy of Barry Gutierrez's Facebook Page

World leaders sign Zero Hunger Declaration at Davos

Jan 28, 2014 - 1:02 PM

The WFP puts hunger in the spotlight at the World Economic Forum

COMMITMENT TO ACTION. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and over 50 others sign the Zero Hunger Challenge Declaration at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo by The WFP

DSWD, partners to roll out new program against hunger

Dec 14, 2013 - 11:43 PM

DSWD and its partners are set to roll out the Partnership Against Hunger Program modeled after Brazil s Zero Hunger Program

During holiday excess, combat food waste

Dec 03, 2013 - 7:42 PM

The holidays is a time of excess but it is important to keep in mind the consequences of food waste and the environmental and social challenges that it presents to policy makers business leaders and consumers

LEFT OVERS. This holiday season be mindful of your food waste. Image from Shutterstock

Lessons from Brazil’s Zero Hunger Program

Jun 20, 2013 - 8:20 AM

Brazil faces challenges to this day But with fundamentals in place Lula s dram of every Brazilian eating 3 meals a day may yet become a reality