User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Hunger
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The Greater Boston Food Bank honors Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey with its 2017 Women Fighting Hunger Award 12.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
BOSTON, Sept. 12, 2017 : The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB), the largest hunger-relief organization in New England, announced today it presented its 2017 Women Fighting Hunger Award to Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey at its eighth annual Women Fighting Hunger Breakfast.
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Hurricane Irma Heightens Risk Of Cholera And Food Crisis In Haiti 12.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017 : Late Thursday evening, September 7th, Hurricane Irma—the most powerful Category 5 storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean—crossed north of Haiti. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.
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Help! My child is a picky eater 12.9.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
I was on a verge of a nervous breakdown as feeding my picky eater toddler was a nightmare. But something changed, says Anay Bhalerao.
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Scaling up core micronutrient interventions: It's $12 bn vs $574 mn (Column: Active Voice) 12.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon, was quoted as saying: "If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger." Sadly, even today 248 million children across the globe are suffering from one or the other form of malnourishment -- stunting, wasting and obesity. It accounts for 45 per cent of child deaths.
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Rohingya rebels declare truce as desperation hits camps 10.9.2017 Hindu: Home
The Muslim insurgents issued the truce statement on its Twitter account and urged Myanmar’s government to reciprocate.
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Groundbreaking Probiotic Study on Leaky Gut Published in World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology 9.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2017: A groundbreaking study published in The World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology (Aug 15;8(3):117-126), demonstrates the unprecedented effects of the proprietary, bacillus, multi-spore probiotic formulation (using strains found in Just Thrive Probiotic) on the gut, its structure and function, as well as its connection to the immune system and the brain.
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Tripartite agreement signed to mitigate drought aftermath in Andhra Pradesh 8.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , Sept 7 : A tripartite agreement has been signed between the Andhra Pradesh government, the Government of India and the IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development) in connection with the drought mitigation project.
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In Ethiopia, UN agency chiefs say more investment is needed to bolster drought-prone areas 7.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK, 07 September 2017 : More investment is needed in long-term projects to protect people in developing countries from droughts, the heads of the United Nations food agencies today said after a visit to Ethiopia where 9.5 million people are hungry.
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Packers fans offered unique experiences to Get Closer to the Packers with Associated Bank throughout the season 7.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
GREEN BAY, Wis., Sept. 6, 2017 : With the start of another football season, Packers fans have new, exclusive opportunities to show their pride and receive unprecedented access to their favorite team through Associated Bank.
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Hunger crises will escalate unless we invest more in addressing root causes, say UN food agency chiefs on visit to drought-hit Ethiopia 6.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 06 September 2017 / PRN Africa / -- Speaking at the conclusion of a four-day visit to Ethiopia, including to the drought-stricken Somali region, the heads of the United Nations food agencies made a joint call for greater investment in long-term activities that strengthen people's resilience to drought and the impacts of climate shocks.
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Protiviti Honored with an Excellence in Social & Community Investment Award for 'i on Hunger' Initiative 6.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017 : Consulting magazine has named global consulting firm Protiviti a recipient of the publication's 2017 "Excellence in Social & Community Investment Award" for the firm's expanded 'i on Hunger' initiative. Protiviti is a four-time recipient of the award, which recognizes firms for their outstanding social and community investment and engagement.
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NITI Aayog formulates strategy to tackle malnutrition menace 6.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said the strategy was of great significance
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Blood clotting drug may regulate food intake, body weight 6.9.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 06 : A medication widely used to prevent blood clotting, heparin, can now be used as a potential target drug to regulate appetite and weight control, suggests a recent study.
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English rendering of PMs Speech at International Agro Biodiversity Congress 2016 6.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The eminent personalities on the stage, Ladies and gentlemen, I am extremely delighted to be present among the great scientists, educationalists, policy-makers working on Agro-biodiversity and my farmer brothers. I welcome the delegates from different countries to this historic town. For the first time such an event on a crucial topic like Agro- biodiversity has been organised at the international level.
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Make the rules for nutrition security 3.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Opinion
India's epic regulation to prevent more than 800 million people from starvation on the one hand, via the national food security act, and a proposal to impose as high as 28% sin tax on tobacco, alcohol and other unhealthy items, on the other, needs huge applause. Even the recent shutting down of multiple outlets, in excess of 160, of a junk food corporate, although over alleged financial disputes, is a brilliant move in the arena of public health and nutrition regulation. Although late, these regulatory and policy endeavours may go a long way in improving India's currently abysmal public health and nutrition scenario. More than two decades old now, the national nutrition policy (1993) failed to provide any substantial leadership or results in tackling the multiple forms of malnutrition in the country. We only saw an almost stagnant undernutrition rate during this time, along with a rise in the obesity burden and pervasive, multiple micronutrient deficiencies. Well-intended, evidence-based regulation and ...
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UN Food Agency Chiefs begin visit to drought-hit Ethiopia 3.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Dolobat village, Ethiopia , 02 September 2017 / PRN Africa / -- Survival priorities are clear for livestock owner Mohamed: "I need to save my animals to sustain my life," he says, sitting outside his thatched home in Dolobat village in Somali region.
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Anitha’s suicide sparks waves of protests in central region 3.9.2017 Hindu: News
There were demonstrations, road blocks and burning of effigies
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UN agriculture chief says Uganda 'leading example' of sustainable refugee response 31.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK, 31 August 2017 : The head of the United Nations agriculture agency today called for greater funding for a sustainable response to the refugee crisis in Uganda, as he concluded a visit to the country's north hosting those crossing the border for safety.
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Agrinos Recognized as World Changing Entrepreneur, Participates in Inaugural Unreasonable Goals Program for Sustainability 30.8.2017 New Kerala: Business India
DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 30, 2017 : Agrinos is one of only 16 global entrepreneurial companies chosen to take part in a newly launched Unreasonable Goals program that will leverage market forces for the purpose of solving some of the world's toughest challenges.
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CM says govt. schemes have reduced school dropouts 30.8.2017 Hindu: News
He says Anna Bhagya and Ksheera Bhagya have also addressed malnutrition
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