Nearly one in nine people in the world are going hungry, with the coronavirus pandemic exacerbating already worsening trends this year, according to a United Nations report published Monday.
If there is one horrible thing – among the many terrible consequences – that the coronavirus has inflicted on humanity, it is that it has made more people undernourished. World hunger and levels of malnutrition soared dramatically last year,
Quite a lot of us are foodie people with various tastes but the “World Food Day”, which was recently observed, should remind us that we have a responsibility not to waste food.
Joining forces, the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, and the World Health Organisation, WHO, flagged that "food safety is a shared responsibility" with a role for everyone to play, from governments, industry and producers to
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to World Food Programme for its contribution to combating hunger in conflict and disaster struck zones. The dedicated volunteers and staff of the World Food Programme have been going beyond
Global Village created a mosaic that read "100,000,000 meals," using 2,500 lanterns, in support of the national campaign recently launched by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI).
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, 71, who grew up on Caribbean island of Trinidad and later became a citizen of Denmark, was awarded the prize in recognition of her achievements in pioneering fish-based food systems to improve nutrition, health and livelihoods for millions around the world.
Malnutrition is a scourge that kills the victim’s zest for life long before he or she dies. It particularly affects those in the developing world, such as nations in Africa and India. The scale of the problem can be gauged from the fact over 800 million
The UAE is doing a remarkable job where delivering food and essential supplies to the distressed and deprived is concerned. No matter which part of the world those suffering hail from. Last year, the UAE sent an aid plane carrying six metric tonnes of medical supplies to the Democratic