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    Taliban Rule Exacerbates Malnutrition Crisis: Afghan Women and Children Hardest Hit

    Dozens of malnourished children are registered every day, in serious need of medical attention. Some of them suffer from moderate to acute malnutrition with...

    Climate Change Is Taking a Major Toll on Agriculture. Here’s How to Support Farmers

    Smallholder farmers produce one-third of the world's food, and agriculture makes up every second livelihood in Bangladesh. But the country's agricultural sector has been...

    Plates and Spoons to Tackle Malnutrition in Malawi

    After Cyclone Freddy ravaged Malawi, displacing families and threatening communities with malnutrition, a locally promoted project, Chithando, a offering cooking lessons and special plates,...

    Sri Lanka’s Vulnerable Forced to Risk “A Pathway To Destitution”, Says Red Cross Assessment

    The deepening economic crisis is forcing people to make heartbreaking choices between going hungry, buying life-saving medicine, or finding the money to send children...

    R&D in Agriculture and Food Declining, Experts Say

    Experts are concerned that R&D investments in food and agriculture are declining, even as interesting patterns appear to mark the investments. The Asia Pacific...

    2022 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World Report: Repurpose Subsidies to Reduce Rising Hunger

    The report projects that if current trends continue, nearly 670 million people or eight per cent of the world population will still be undernourished...

    Halt Fortified Rice Distribution, Campaigners Tell Jharkhand Government

    The campaigners point out to initiatives by civil society groups in Jharkhand demonstrating effective ways of dealing with nutrition holistically. They say that local,...

    Greenpeace India Uses RTI to Debunk Government Claims On Fortified Rice

    The government replies blow in the face of claims of fortified rice being a silver bullet to solve the high prevalence of undernutrition and...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah Virus – and so far this year, both confirmed cases...
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    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a swap, a portion of that nation’s debt can be written...

    Sri Lanka: Unlawful Use of Weapons in Policing of Protests, Says Amnesty

    During 2022 and 2023, Sri Lankans called for accountability for the prolonged economic crisis, corruption and human rights violations,...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah...

    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a...