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#world hunger

# world-hunger - This month November 2022

Better food 'cold chains' are crucial for climate and world hunger, says UN report
# COP27
# COP27

Better food 'cold chains' are crucial for climate and world hunger, says UN report

Nov 12th 2022, 7:02 PM 10,766 Views 15 Comments

More efficient refrigeration would prevent food waste and boost revenues for small farmers, according to the report.

# world-hunger - Last month October 2022

World hunger at 'catastrophic' levels amid 'toxic cocktail' of conflict, climate change and Covid
# Food Crisis
# Food Crisis

World hunger at 'catastrophic' levels amid 'toxic cocktail' of conflict, climate change and Covid

Oct 13th 2022, 6:00 AM 12,242 Views 7 Comments

44 countries around the world are currently suffering serious or alarming levels of hunger.

# world-hunger - This year 2022

Honour Irish famine victims by ending world hunger, says Taoiseach
# Famine Commemoration
# Famine Commemoration

Honour Irish famine victims by ending world hunger, says Taoiseach

May 15th 2022, 4:00 PM 8,948 Views 25 Comments

Speaking at the annual Famine Commemoration Ceremony, Micheál Martin noted Ireland’s “bitter past” has spurred it to aid other victims of hunger and poverty.

Opinion: As millions in Afghanistan face starvation - the world must not look away
# World Hunger
# World Hunger

Opinion: As millions in Afghanistan face starvation - the world must not look away

Jan 19th 2022, 7:00 AM 12,882 Views 17 Comments

We watched in horror as the Taliban retook Kabul, but cannot turn our backs on Afghans, writes Rosamond Bennett.

# world-hunger - Last year 2021

Musk and Bezos make separate grand gestures over global hunger
# Not Rocket Science
# Not Rocket Science

Musk and Bezos make separate grand gestures over global hunger

Nov 1st 2021, 9:10 PM 44,584 Views 35 Comments

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has also offered millions to tackle desertification

# world-hunger - All time

Opinion: A world without hunger is everyone’s business – let's put things right
# Chronic Hunger
# Chronic Hunger

Opinion: A world without hunger is everyone’s business – let's put things right

Sep 25th 2014, 6:00 PM 279 Views 12 Comments

The picture is clear: without adequate food and proper nutrition, a child will not live, learn and grow up to lead a healthy and productive life.

"By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world" - Bill Gates
# World Poverty
# World Poverty

"By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world" - Bill Gates

Jan 22nd 2014, 5:16 PM 12,221 Views 82 Comments

The entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist today released an annual letter, aimed at tackling what he called “the three myths” about poverty.

Here are the 10 hungriest countries in the world
# World Hunger Day
# World Hunger Day

Here are the 10 hungriest countries in the world

Oct 16th 2013, 7:26 PM 11,243 Views 35 Comments

Today is World Hunger Day, and this year’s theme centres on food security and nutrition.

The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it.
# Bee Salad
# Bee Salad

The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it.

Aug 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 8,178 Views 44 Comments

Spiders not to your liking? You could enjoy a grasshopper shish kebab instead.

Taoiseach doubles Ireland's spend on nutrition for the next eight years
# End World Hunger
# End World Hunger

Taoiseach doubles Ireland's spend on nutrition for the next eight years

Jun 8th 2013, 3:06 PM 7,946 Views 86 Comments

Ireland already gives around €32 million a year for nutrition programmes, so this is set to increase to around €64 million.

UN: People need to get their heads around eating insects
# Om Nom Nom
# Om Nom Nom

UN: People need to get their heads around eating insects

May 13th 2013, 5:59 PM 12,293 Views 57 Comments

Mmmmm. Stir-fried beetles.

How gastronomy can make us more conscious of the true value of food
# Opinion
# Opinion

How gastronomy can make us more conscious of the true value of food

Apr 7th 2013, 1:00 PM 243 Views 15 Comments

The original 19th century gastronomy movement encouraged restraint and reflection – and should make us sensitive to “smart, site-specific” agriculture to address the issue of how to feed the world well.