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much more investment needed to reverse the rise in hunger - world




fao director-general maps the year ahead to council members4 december 2017, rome - the recent increase in the number of hungry people in the world requires immediate action to reverse this situation, fao director-general josé graziano da silva told members of the fao council today.he noted that th...



bob dole, tom daschle: trump budget hurts the world




last week, the trump administration released a budget that would cut billions in humanitarian assistance by the u.s., asserting that these cost-cutting measures are consistent with american interests. but this budget would reverse the course of decades of u.s. leadership helping the world’s most v...



as hunger surges, wfp chief appeals for peace on world food day - world




rome – the executive director of the united nations world food programme today made an impassioned plea for peace amid mounting evidence of the links between conflict, migration and rising hunger.concerns are growing that progress in defeating global hunger is being reversed as record numbers of p...



world hunger on the rise again, reversing years of progress - world




3 july 2017, rome - the number of hungry people in the world has increased since 2015, reversing years of progress, fao director-general josé graziano da silva told member states today at the opening of the agency's biennial conference.graziano da silva stressed that almost 60 percent of the people...



hunger pangs | business standard editorials




the latest edition of the global hunger index (ghi), the 12th such exercise by the international food policy research institute (ifpri), makes for a sobering read. the ghi ranks countries based on four key indicators: undernourishment, child mortality, child wasting, and child stunting. of the 119 c...



presstv-french hunger strikers join palestinian prisoners




ramin mazaheripress tv, paristhe hunger strike of palestinian prisoners in israeli jails continues to appall the entire world. pro-palestine activists have gone on hunger strike in several states in solidarity with france being the latest country to join.ramin mazaheri reports from paris.



presstv-fao warns of rising global hunger




the food and agriculture organization of the united nations (fao) has warned that the number of people suffering from starvation in the world is rising again after years of decline."preliminary data available for this year indicates that the number of undernourished people in the world has (started ...



global hunger index 2017 - the inequalities of hunger - world




report rates hunger “serious”, “alarming” or “extremely alarming” in 52 countries27 percent reduction in global hunger index scores since 2000october 12, 2017—global hunger levels have fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but more recent rising hunger scores of several countries in t...



study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger




environmental pollution—from filthy air to contaminated water—is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. more than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. more than aids, tuberculosis and malaria combined.



reports of child pornography rise, more cash needed to combat abuse




photo: depositphotos.comthe number of reports of online child pornography made to a dutch hotline soared to 35,000 last year, up from 25,000 in 2015.staff at the meldpunt kinderporno hotline checked 100,000 photographs, videos and websites, a rise of 60% on a year ago.director arda gerkens told broa...



reports of child pornography rise, more cash needed to combat abuse




photo: depositphotos.comthe number of reports of online child pornography made to a dutch hotline soared to 35,000 last year, up from 25,000 in 2015.staff at the meldpunt kinderporno hotline checked 100,000 photographs, videos and websites, a rise of 60% on a year ago.director arda gerkens told broa...



presstv-chp urges to hold talks with hunger strikers




rahshan saglampress tv, istanbulthe deteriorating health conditions of 2 turkish hunger striking academics have prompted the turkish opposition parties to increase their pressure on the government to stop its crackdown on dissidents. the pair began their hunger strike about 2 months ago after being ...



humanitarian needs greater than ever as temperatures rise - iraq




emergency relief for hundreds of thousands displaced persons is urgently needed as temperatures of up to 50 degrees celsius are expected in summerdohuk, kurdistan region of iraq. as summer commences in many parts of this world, aid organization care international warns that people currently displace...



presstv-two palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in israeli jails




mona kandilpress tv, ramallahtwo palestinian prisoners continue their hunger strikes to protest their administrative detention at israeli jails. the administrative detention allows israel to indefinitely imprison palestinians without charge or trial. the practice by tel aviv has been on the rise, an...



presstv-hunger striking palestinians




over 1,500 palestinian prisoners are on a hunger strike to protest their poor conditions in israeli jails. the mass hunger strike has been described as a desperate attempt by palestinians to make their voices heard. they are angry over harsh israeli measures against palestinian inmates.



the state of food security and nutrition in the world [en/ar/ru] - world




world hunger is estimated to be on the rise again as conflict and human-induced disasters as well as natural disasters are contributing to setbacks in food security. this year’s the state of food security and nutrition in the world (sofi) warns that the long-term declining trend in undernourishmen...



fcc chair accused of ignoring investment data in push to end net neutrality




enlarge/ fcc chairman ajit pai listens during a senate appropriations subcommittee hearing in washington, dc on june 20, 2017.share this storyin his ongoing push to get rid of net neutrality rules, fcc chairman ajit pai claimed this month that the rules caused capital investment in wireless network...



fcc chair accused of ignoring investment data in push to end net neutrality




enlarge/ fcc chairman ajit pai listens during a senate appropriations subcommittee hearing in washington, dc on june 20, 2017.share this storyin his ongoing push to get rid of net neutrality rules, fcc chairman ajit pai claimed this month that the rules caused capital investment in wireless network...



presstv-more than 200 days on hunger strike




rahshan saglampress tv, istanbulturkish academic nuriye gulmen, who has been on hunger strike for over 6 months, is facing critical medical condition. the country’s main opposition party is calling on the government to take action to save lives of nuriye and semih ozakca, another hunger striking e...



presstv-iran’s petrochemical sector seeking foreign investment




homa lezgeepress tv, viennairanian officials are determined to develop the country’s petrochemical sector with more than 70 billion dollars of investment over the next decade. speaking at a forum in austria, iran’s deputy petroleum minister cited the transfer of much-needed technology as one of ...



presstv-dozens on hunger strike in paris for palestinian solidarity




ramin mazaheripress tv, paristhe health condition of palestinian hunger strikers has started to deteriorate, as they keep rejecting food on the 6th week of their protest action. now, across the world, including in france, activists have also gone on a 1-day strike to express solidarity with the pale...



presstv-palestinian lawyers rally in solidarity with prisoner hunger strikers




mona kandilpress tv, ramallahtuesday marks one month of palestinian prisoners’ mass hunger strike in israeli jails. the hunger strikers say they will not give up until their demands are met. to support the prisoners, palestinian lawmakers held a sit-in in the west bank and asked the international ...



presstv-more palestinians pledge to join planned mass hunger strike




mohammad hamayelpress tv, oferpalestinian political prisoners held in israel’s nafha jail become the latest group to join the mass hunger strike which is slated to begin on april 17th. this brings the total number of palestinian hunger strikers to join the action to 1500 prisoners.



fleeing violence, hunger, thousands of new rohingyas go to bangladesh




refugees driven out by hunger because food markets in myanmar's western rakhine state have been shut and aid deliveries restricted



it's switch time for ulip holders




the rise in the equity markets hasn’t only benefited mutual fund houses. even insurance companies have seen steady inflows into their unit-linked insurance plans or ulips. according to the industry estimates, ulips have seen flows of around rs 19,000 crore (including new business premium and renew...