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    Today marks the launch of the 2011 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report, the sixth in an annual series, which presents a multidimensional measure of global, regional, and national hunger. This year's report shows that although the world has made some ...
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    Today’s era of food, financial, and weather-related crises, combined with household-level stressors, makes food and nutrition security for the world’s most vulnerable people ever more challenging. Research has shown that such groups not only ...
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    Ignoring hunger and malnutrition will have significant costs to any country’s development. Nutrition improvement has both intrinsic and instrumental value. The following story by S. Mahendra Dev, Director of the Indira Gandhi Institute of ...
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    For the past three years, the Global Hunger Index (GHI), a tool designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger by region and country, has been published as Linked Open Data (LOD). The GHI highlights successes and failures in hunger ...
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    Hunger remains a persistent global challenge as the 2015 deadline for the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws near. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), despite ...
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    The following piece by Amy Saltzman and Ekin Birol from HarvestPlus shares highlights from Chapter 3, "Addressing the Challenge of Hidden Hunger," from the 2014 Global Hunger Index. Micronutrient deficiencies, or hidden hunger, afflict more than ...
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    The following story by Brenna Fitzpatrick was originally published on the Food Tank blog. The 2014 Global Hunger Index (GHI) recently released by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Welthungerhilfe, and Concern Worldwide ...
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    John Agyekum Kufuor, President of Ghana from 2001-2008, received the World Food Prize at an award ceremony yesterday at the Borlaug International Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa. Kufuor's economic and educational policies led to significant ...
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    The following post by Sight and Life Director Klaus Kraemer was originally published on the Global Nutrition Report website. As we approach World Food Day, we must not overlook a hunger that does not always respond to just the provision of food — ...
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    Hunger is in the headlines. A drought that swept the African Sahel left 18 million people on the brink of starvation. A food price crisis prevented families across the globe from buying enough to eat. Civil unrest and natural disasters around the ...
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    Today marks World Food Day, and despite significant gains in the fight against hunger in recent years, an estimated 842 million people—or 1 in 8 people worldwide—still suffer from chronic hunger. According to the 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI), ...
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    2008 Global Hunger Index and 2008 India State Hunger Index released for World Food Day Thirty-three countries around the world have alarming or extremely alarming levels of hunger, according to the 2008 Global Hunger Index. The Democratic ...
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    Tajik farmer Tomnissoi Davlat is worried about energy. “This year, I only harvested 500 kilograms of wheat per hectare. I’ve sowed my seeds too late because the fuel prices rose sharply at the beginning of spring. (…) Until I had enough ...
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    About one in eight people worldwide suffered from chronic hunger during the past two years, according to the United Nations. Though daunting, that ratio is an improvement over previous years. In fact, the 2013 Global Hunger Index report released ...