Africa’s major food crises is mainly due to drought, conflict, lack of governance and environmental degradation due to overgrazing, deforestation, and other types of environmental damages.

Although Africa is presented through many mediums as the center of world hunger, Asia has always had more hungry people, and more malnourished children, in large part because Asia has so many more people.

Hunger in America is no longer a state of being that can be attached to stereotypical recipient. The face of hunger now includes almost every age group and demographic you could imagine.

The number of people suffering from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean increased by 2,4 million from 2015 to 2016, reaching a total of 42,5 million, according to a new United Nations report, the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017.

World Food Day is celebrated every year
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May 21, 2019 Aishwarya Suresh
According to Feeding America, in Pennsylvania Over 1.6 million people struggle with hunger and over 482,000 are children.Briefly, 1 in 8 people struggles with hunger; 1 in 6 children struggles with hunger.People facing hunger are estimated to report needing over $880 million more to meet…
April 19, 2019 Aishwarya Suresh
Here is the list of charities working to end World hunger 1. Action Against Hunger With more than 6,500 staff workers all over the globe, Action Against Hunger’s programs have been able to reach more than 13.6 million people as of 2014. Its programs not only…
April 12, 2019 Aishwarya Suresh
Most people presume that world hunger is caused by a lack of food. But Esther Ndichu, Humanitarian Supply Chain Director at UPS, argues that the real issue is logistics. She points out that farmers often struggle to get goods to market and that food often…
March 5, 2019 Aishwarya Suresh
1. Inadequate access to clean water and nutritious food Currently, more than 2 billion people don’t have access to clean water at home, while over 800 million suffer from hunger. You might think that poverty causes hunger and prevents people from accessing clean water (and…
March 4, 2019 lightningdiary
FAO and PAHO warn that hunger has increased in six countries and now affects 2.4 million persons in the region. While overweight continues to be a public health problem across the Americas. The total number of persons that suffer from hunger in Latin America and…
March 4, 2019 lightningdiary
59% of food-insecure households in the 2015 survey reported that in the previous month, they had participated in one or more of the three largest federal food and nutrition assistance programs (Coleman-Jensen et al., 2017). The programs are the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the…
March 4, 2019 lightningdiary
Facts about poverty and hunger in America Even in the world’s greatest food-producing nation, children and adults face poverty and hunger in every county across America. In 2017: 40 million people struggle with hunger in the United States, including more than 12 million children. A…
March 1, 2019 Aishwarya Suresh
World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrated widely by many other organizations concerned with food…
February 25, 2019 lightningdiary
A look back at some of Africa’s major food crises shows conditions still faced by many Africans today: poverty, drought, conflict, and environmental degradation due to overgrazing, deforestation, and other types of environmental damages. 1968 to 1980s — A drought in the Sahel region led…

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