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Hunger

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

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

Women & Development

The role of women in developing countries, as explored throughout this module, has been recognised as the single most important factor when it comes to bringing about and sustaining long term social change.

50 Picturebooks to Change the World

Thérèse Hegarty and Patricia Kennon explore picturebooks in learning contexts and how they encourage discussions of friendship, conflict, struggle, norms, points of view, difference and injustice in a distanced way, therefore allowing sensitive issues to be discussed without direct disclosures about the children’s own lives.

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