Hunger

The Decline of Extreme Poverty

One of the foremost accomplishments of the industrial age is the “immense progress against extreme poverty.” “Extreme poverty” is defined by the World Bank as a person living on less…

Ensure nutritious food to all 

It is a matter of worry that at a GHI score of 28.7 in the Global Hunger Index Report 2023, India ranks at 111position out of the 125 countries surveyed. In comparison, our neighbours’…

Unpacking the Dispute Over Hunger in India

The GHI report ignited a fiery response from the government, underscoring the profound significance of the hunger issue in the country's political landscape. The Global Hunger Index (GHI) report has…

On the Brink of Famine

 In a recent report ( March 2023) the World Food Program (WFP) stated that hunger in the world is at higher levels compared to any other time since the creation…

World Hunger and the War in Ukraine

On Monday, June 17, Dmitry Peskov, the spokesperson for Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, announced, “The Black Sea agreements are no longer in effect.” This was a blunt statement to suspend the…

Hunger Games

Reports of people suffering and dying as a result of famines are not novel to our country. Kalahandi and Kashipur in Odisha, Baran in Rajasthan, Palamau and Manjhladi in Jharkhand, and Jalhi…

Challenges on ‘World Day of the Poor’!

On 17 October 2022, the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), released its annual Global Multidimensional Poverty Index(GMPI) report ‘Unpacking deprivation bundles to…

Hunger in Africa 

One of the less discussed side-effects of the Ukraine war is that it is likely to have aggravated the hunger crisis in many countries of Africa. Some of the countries…

Give us Today our Daily Food

Come 16 October – and the world once again is together as one, to focus on the most basic need for a person’s survival: food!  The first ‘World Food Day’…

Madagascar: A Nation of Hunger

Madagascar is in great pain. Theodore Mbainaissem, the head of the World Food Programme (WFP) sub-office in Ambovombe, southern Madagascar, says: “Seeing the physical condition of people extremely affected by hunger…

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