Protesters smashed windows of banks in the Lebanese capital Beirut this past week as the currency hit a new low against the dollar. The Lebanese lira has lost about 97 percent of its value, and more than 80 percent of the population live below the poverty line. Millions of people are struggling to make ends meet amid the financial turmoil.
18 Sep 2022
The fifth drought in as many years has brought Somalia to the brink, raising fears of a deadly famine. Hundreds of children have already died from severe acute malnutrition.
16 Oct 2021
Ghana is blessed with a variety of locally produced food staples but anemia in pregnancy, malnutrition and stunting are still prevalent, especially among poor communities. Health experts attribute the problem to family’s inability to balance the diets. Young nurses in Pelungu, eastern Ghana to organize a cooking exhibition to teach mothers how to cook nutrient-rich foods for their children.
29 Jun 2021
Stakeholders in Nigeria's food industry have committed to large-scale food fortification as a means to prevent micronutrient deficiencies in staple foods in Nigeria.
19 May 2021
Several years of drought and other factors have left millions in southern Madagascar hungry, with the World Food Programme warning that famine is looming.
13 Oct 2020
For years, the Global Hunger Index has shown global advances in combating malnutrition. But the coronavirus pandemic could undo them, according to the latest report for German aid organization Welthungerhilfe.
19 Aug 2020
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1 Dec 2018
Nearly one in five deaths globally can be traced to dietary causes, a study of global nutrition says. Both a lack of food and an abuundance unhealthy food cause dangerous malnutrition.
15 May 2017
Kaduna malnutrition - Over 500,000 Children Are Endangered.
21 Apr 2017
Health ministry attributes over 50% of infant’s deaths to malnutrition.