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FAO reaffirms commitment to support G20 Brazilian presidency urges action on food security

FAO reaffirms commitment to support G20 Brazilian presidency urges action on food security

The Director-General emphasised the interconnectedness of conflicts, climate extremes, and economic crises, stressing their disproportionate impact on food security and nutrition for the poor and vulnerable At a High-Level event organised by the Permanent Delegation

Global
Switzerland contributes $2.8 M to tackle hunger in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Switzerland contributes $2.8 M to tackle hunger in Democratic Republic of the Congo

In need of food assistance and treatment to prevent malnutrition The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced a $ 2.8 million contribution from the Government of Switzerland to support emergency food and nutrition

Food
Superfoods Valley raises seed round of $1 M to help fight hidden hunger

Superfoods Valley raises seed round of $1 M to help fight hidden hunger

Funding focuses on scaling up awareness of Good Monk Family’s Secret Nutrition Mix Superfoods Valley, a nutrition and food-tech startup headquartered in Bengaluru, has secured a $1 million investment as part of its seed round to scale

Nutritionals
Good Monk collaborates with Indian Dietetic Association, Bangalore Chapter

Good Monk collaborates with Indian Dietetic Association, Bangalore Chapter

To create awareness about Hidden Hunger & Gut Health Superfoods Valley, a nutrition and food-tech startup headquartered in Bengaluru, partnered with the Indian Dietetic Association (IDA), a renowned professional body of qualified dietitians and nutritionists,

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The Fortification Fallout: Examining India’s Controversial Nutrition Strategy 

The Fortification Fallout: Examining India’s Controversial Nutrition Strategy 

The subject of mandatory or compulsory food fortification in India, has gained traction and become controversial in recent times. India’s position of 107 out of 121 on the Global Hunger Index 2022 has highlighted the

Global
United States provides $289 M to fight hunger in South Sudan

United States provides $289 M to fight hunger in South Sudan

To prevent families from falling into more severe levels of acute hunger A contribution of $288.5 million from the United States Government, through the U Agency for International Development (USAID), will help to support more

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Japan provides $130 M to tackle deepening global hunger crisis

Japan provides $130 M to tackle deepening global hunger crisis

Japan has consistently been one of World Food Programme’s top donors The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced a contribution of around $130 million from the Government of Japan to support vulnerable people

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Australia helps deliver food security with major international grant

Australia helps deliver food security with major international grant

Project aims to end hunger worldwide by improving the complex process of photosynthesis to increase crop production An international consortium of scientists has received a $34 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Agricultural

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France helps address child malnutrition in Congo

France helps address child malnutrition in Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo remains one of the largest hunger crises on earth, with almost 26 million people facing food insecurity The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced a EUR 2.5 million

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What makes India one of the most micronutrient deficient countries in the world?

What makes India one of the most micronutrient deficient countries in the world?

Dr Nikhil Bangale, Head – Medical Affairs, Consumer Health Division, Bayer India Hidden hunger, also known as micronutrient deficiencies (MiNDs), is the umbrella term used to represent the lack of essential vitamins and minerals required