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What is stunting?

Kristin Myers | 09 January 2017 | 0 Comments

Significantly stunted growth and development, caused by chronic undernutrition, threatens almost a quarter of children around the world. We’re exploring the condition and its impacts on children’s lives and futures as healthy, productive human beings.

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Topics: hunger, malnutrition, Stunting

Instability in Burundi driving hunger

Maedhbh McDonald | 04 November 2016 | 1 Comment

Burundi, one of the world’s poorest nations, has endured a myriad of challenges in recent years. Struggling to emerge from a fifteen year civil war, the landlocked country has experienced high levels of inflation, displacement and food insecurity. And unfortunately, extreme weather conditions in recent times have compounded the challenges facing this central African country.

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Topics: hunger, Burundi, malnutrition

We are the zero hunger generation – let’s change the world

Sadhbh Goodhue | 14 October 2016 | 0 Comments

The world has set an ambitious target to end hunger by 2030. There are many challenges ahead, but progress made since 2000 shows that where there’s a will, great progress can be made – and you can play your part! This World Food Day, we remember that we are the zero hunger generation – by joining together, we can end the scourge of hunger in our lifetimes.

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Topics: hunger, zero hunger, world food day, global hunger index 2016, ghi2016

How far away is an end to world hunger? Find out in the 2016 Global Hunger Index

Craig Burnett | 11 October 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 Global Hunger Index maps hunger levels across the world to identify improvements or deteriorations in food security in the world’s most vulnerable countries.

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Topics: hunger, global hunger index, global hunger index 2016, ghi2016

Global Hunger Index 2015: mapping the world’s hunger

Caoimhe Gaskin | 12 October 2015 | 0 Comments

Now in its tenth year, the Global Hunger Index is an annual report published by Concern Worldwide, IFPRI and Welthungerhilfe which maps global hunger levels and identifies the improvements or the deterioration of food security in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries. This year’s Index also examines the complex relationship between hunger and conflict.

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Topics: hunger, global hunger index, GHI2015, GHI

Seven things you need to know about the sustainable development goals

Francesca Fryer | 21 September 2015 | 0 Comments

The UN General Assembly launches the new sustainable development goals this week. What can we hope for them to achieve? 

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Topics: hunger, aid, sustainable development goals

The Brief: Central African Republic

Daniel Gray | 24 March 2015 | 0 Comments

The Central African Republic has been suffering from widespread violence since late 2012. In a time of global turmoil, the terrible human consequences of this conflict barely make the news. Ahead of a presidential election in August, we take stock of the trauma armed violence is exacting on the country.

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Topics: hunger, refugees, Central African Republic, conflict

Ethiopia: preventing flooding and hunger

Deborah Underdown | 12 December 2014 | 0 Comments

Concern Worldwide has been helping communities in Gelsha, Ethiopia to cope with persistent flooding. Now, thanks to training in new farming techniques, people like Lubaba can grow enough food to feed their families.

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Topics: hunger, agriculture, ethiopia

The mighty potato

Deborah Underdown | 12 December 2014 | 1 Comment

Many farmers in rural Ethiopia are over-reliant on a single crop. To combat this problem, Concern Worldwide introduced Ibre Seid and his community to the potato crop. The results have been amazing!

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Topics: hunger, agriculture, ethiopia, success story

Global Hunger Index 2014

Bernadette Murphy | 18 November 2014 | 1 Comment

The Global Hunger Index report shows that, since 1990, progress has been made in reducing hunger. However, global hunger levels remain unacceptably high; sixteen countries have levels of hunger that are described as “alarming” or “extremely alarming.”

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Topics: hunger, charity, zambia, global hunger index

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