Category Archives: Poverty, Hunger, Malnutrition

Comparisons of organic and conventional agriculture need improvement, say researchers

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Phys. Org. – MARCH 18, 2020 – by Chalmers University of Technology – https://phys.org/news/2020-03-comparisons-conventional-agriculture.html The environmental effects of agriculture and food are hotly debated. But the most widely used method of analysis often tends to overlook vital…

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Access to water and improved water use efficiency are essential to reduce the vulnerability of rural communities to climate shocks in West Africa

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Water scarcity is one of the major challenges of the 21st century and drylands are the most affected, including West Africa. By News Ghana – Nov 4, 2019https://www.newsghana.com.gh/access-to-water-and-improved-water-use-efficiency-are-essential-to-reduce-the-vulnerability-of-rural-communities-to-climate-shocks-in-west-africa/ Dirty Water West Africa and the Sahel region is…

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Levels and trends in child malnutrition

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Source: UNICEF, WHO, World Bank Group joint malnutrition estimates, 2019 edition. Note: *Eastern Asia excluding Japan; **Oceania excluding Australia and New Zealand; ***Northern America sub-regional average based on United States data. There is no estimate available…

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The three main forms of malnutrition: under-nutrition, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and overweight and obesity (IRIN News)

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Read at : http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?reportid=93469 HEALTH: WHO malnutrition initiative GENEVA, 10 August 2011 (IRIN) – The World Health Organization has launched a web-based information system it hopes will help prevent millions of people from suffering various forms…

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Combating all forms of malnutrition (UN News)

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UN LAUNCHES WEB-BASED GUIDE TO HELP COMBAT ALL FORMS OF MALNUTRITION New York, Aug 10 2011  9:05AM The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today launched a web-based tool that gives governments and health-care providers access…

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Malnutrition: Tackling a major killer of under – 5s

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March 12, 2020  – ALI GARBA Ali – https://www.newtelegraphng.com/malnutrition-tackling-a-major-killer-of-under-5s/ Every year, about 20 million children under five years of age suffer severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and of these, about one million die annually in Africa. In…

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BOOK OUTLINES HOW AGRICULTURE CAN BE REVOLUTIONIZED, SUPPORTED BY NEW INTERNATIONAL BODIES

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ContactMike KringsKU News Service -Mon, 03/16/2020 – http://today.ku.edu/2020/03/04/book-outlines-how-agriculture-can-be-revolutionized-supported-new-international-bodies LAWRENCE —?Revolutionizing the way humans practice agriculture by implementing new practices supported by international bodies might sound like a radical idea. Yet it’s possible, according to a University…

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