UN: Global hunger rising with conflicts, climate shocks

UN: Global hunger rising with conflicts, climate shocks

ROME, September 15 (AP) — The number of chronically hungry people in the world is on the rise again after a decade of declines, the United Nations reported Friday, citing intensifying conflicts, floods and droughts.   In an annual report on the state of food security, the U.N. said 815 million people were chronically undernourished […]

Global Hunger and Undernutrition Could End by 2025

Thalif DeenInter Press Service   The United Nations aims to help eliminate hunger and undernutrition – described as two of “greatest scourges” facing humankind — by the year 2030. But the Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has launched an ambitious new initiative to help end global hunger by 2025 – five years ahead […]