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The loss of human life [due to hunger] is as great as if an atomic bomb – similar to the one that destroyed Hiroshima during the Second World War – were dropped on a densely populated area every three days Womenaid Press release on Hunger – www.womenaid.org Photo © George Chelebiev Hunger:

Debating World Hunger

What does it mean to be hungry? The Food and Agriculture Organisation defines ‘chronic hunger’ as: People who are chronically hungry are undernourished. They don’t eat enough to get the energy they need to lead active lives. Their undernourishment makes it hard to study, work or otherwise perform physical activities.

Are you ready for World Food Day 2018?

Tuesday next week, the 16th October, is World Food Day. Toni Pyke sketches out the background to the international day and introduces a new #ZeroHunger series, brought to you by the Professional Development Support Service for Teachers (PDST), developmenteducation.ie, Concern Worldwide and Self Help Africa. World Food Day (WFD) commemorates

Living in the Hollow of Plenty and the Hunger Map

The 20 page briefing paper, Living in the Hollow of Plenty: World Hunger Today and its accompanying support activities are part of the Food Rights Now education and awareness campaign and is designed to provide a set of briefing notes on: different dimensions of world hunger today (definition, measurement, who’s

Global Hunger Index 2019: The challenge of hunger and climate change

The 2019 GHI measures hunger in 117 countries where the assessment is most relevant and where data on all four component indicators are available. 43 countries out of 117 countries have levels of hunger that remain serious 4 countries Chad, Madagascar, Yemen, and Zambia suffer from hunger levels that are

SDG 2. Zero Hunger #SDGchallenge Info Pack

This info pack explores the topic of zero hunger, the focus of SDG 2 and includes: Easy-read introductory exploration of ideas and realities behind achieving zero hunger A 4-step approach – Explore the Goal; Understand; Act; Share 5 personal challenges for participants to work on Info packs are updated monthly

A guide to 5 quick activities on World Food Day

Five quick-fire activities to get you started on teaching the issues, the debates and key ideas around World Food Day, by Colm Regan.  // 2020 UPDATE:  Is world hunger increasing or decreasing? Take the Great World Food Day Quiz 2020 Read, watch, act – updated teaching activity ideas, by Toni

2009 Global Hunger Index: focus on financial crisis and gender inequality

Now in its 4th edition, the Global Hunger Index is 56 page a joint research report by Concern Worldwide, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and German NGO Welthungerhilfe.  The Global Hunger Index report ranks countries on three leading indicators: prevalence of child malnutrition; rates of child mortality; and

2010 Global Hunger Index: focus on the crisis of child undernutrition

Now in its 5th edition, the Global Hunger Index is a joint research report by Concern Worldwide, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and German NGO Welthungerhilfe.  The Global Hunger Index report ranks countries on three leading indicators: prevalence of child malnutrition; rates of child mortality; and the proportion

Farmers using mobile phones in the fight against poverty and hunger across Africa

Mobile phones aren’t just useful as alarm clocks or for making calls, updating your social status and sending messages. Dorothy Jacob from international development NGO Self Help Africa reflects on how farmers in Malawi, Kenya and Uganda are using innovation and technology to lead the fight against hunger. Our lives

Launching 10 Myths About World Hunger – sorting facts from fiction

Today is World Food Day and we are delighted to launch a new pocket-booklet, 10 Myths About World Hunger as part of a new series that looks to sort facts from fiction on key global development, human rights and justice issues. Check out the quick guide to lesson plan ideas

Living in the Hollow of Plenty: World Hunger Today and The Hunger Map

This 20 page briefing paper and its accompanying support activities are part of the Food Rights Now education and awareness campaign for young people and is designed to provide a set of briefing notes on: different dimensions of world hunger today (definition, measurement, who’s at risk, causes and debates) in

Ending Hunger Challenge Badge

You might think that hunger is too big of a problem for you to solve alone, but together we are greater than hunger. Little actions add up, and we can make a real difference in the lives of people around the world. The Ending Hunger Challenge Badge will introduce you

Rugby to the Rescue?

‘Meanwhile in other parts of the world, events continue…’; cue solemn-faced rugby player reminding us that while the World Cup goes on millions remain hungry and requesting viewers to contribute £5.00 to tackle the issue.