To date, the Philippines has no comprehensive law directly addressing food insecurity and hunger. Where is the Zero Hunger Bill?
The Philippine government has shown a history of focused policy, but scattershot implementation
In contrast, hunger in Balance Luzon and the Visayas went down in the 2nd quarter of 2018, according to a Social Weather Stations survey
According to the National Nutrition Council, food gardening may be an answer to the problem of hunger and malnutrition
All one needs is a sense of curiosity and a knack for perseverance, for everything you could possibly need to know about the field is available online on YouTube, through massive online open courses, and other tutorials
The March 2018 numbers show significant improvement after a spike in the December 2017 survey, where self-rated hunger was 15.9%
Economic woes, if unabated, could lead to social unrest. Recall that it was not so much Ninoy Aquino’s assassination in 1983 that led to EDSA 1, but the deep, painful recession in 1984 to 1985 that preceded it.
The proposed National School Feeding Program bill aims to provide free and sustainable feeding programs in all public schools across the country
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In a 15-point statement, the leaders commit to a 'strong determination to enhance cooperation in food security by encouraging countries in the region to take effective measures'
As disasters compete for our attention, they make it harder for people in poor, marginalized and war-torn regions to access adequate food
Francis says love rather than pity should be placed at the heart of international development efforts, and throws his weight behind efforts in the UN to negotiate a global accord on managed, safe migration
The Council for Health and Development calls for genuine land reform, saying it is 'the most effective and efficient solution to the current food crisis in the Philippines'
'Gusto din namin pakita yun progress din namin... Eto 'yung mangyayari kapag ang mga magsasaka ay may kanilang sariling lupa.'
In a Facebook post, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio calls out 3 opposition senators for being 'plastic and opportunists'
Hunger stunts the potential of the youth. How does it worsen existing problems in the country?
The UN Sustainable Development Goals include achieving zero hunger, minimizing stunting by 40%, and reducing childhood wasting to less than 5%
The budget for the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s supplemental feeding program sees a drop of P1 billion
Barangay Aquaponics promotes water based farming to help Filipinos grow their own food and become entrepreneurs
The city government of Quezon City helps 165 premature and undernourished infants through its Quezon City Human Milk Bank QCHMB
Members of the private sector and the government need to invest in nutrition to secure a better future for the next generation
The issue of hunger and malnutrition is real but it can still be solved in this lifetime
It is time to rethink how each of us can help Filipino farmers even in small ways
By protecting fisheries humanity can raise yearly wild seafood yields by 100 million metric tonnes – enough to feed a billion people every day forever
Read on what people have to say about hunger and malnutrition in the Philippines
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Around 41 – 10 5 million people – are undernourished says a group of UN agencies and NGOs
A panel of experts and advocates will discuss hunger and malnutrition in the PH Tune in on Wednesday March 15 at 4 pm to find out what you can do to help
Nearly 5 million people are facing starvation and famine the government says
About 14 million people – nearly 80 of the entire Yemeni population – are in need of food aid half of whom are severely food insecure
The latest figure is higher than the 3rd quarter s estimated 2 4 million families
At a forum hosted by the United for Healthier Kids U4HK last January 18 experts gathered to discuss how citizens can do their part in fighting malnutrition
On its 3rd year United for Healthier Kids U4HK and Nestle Philippines continue their advocacy to create public awareness and action on child malnutrition Watch the campaign launch LIVE from the Green Sun Hotel on Wednesday January 18 7pm onwards
The animated video a part of Rappler’s HungerProject campaign discusses the global situation of hunger and malnutrition and how collective action can help end these problems
The volunteer non profit Food for Empowerment in Emergencies and Disasters feeds 1 000 homeless in Manila and gives them relief packs for Christmas
The annual competition seeks to encourage and engage members of the media to continue raising the public’s awareness regarding the reality of hunger and malnutrition’s impact on Filipino children and their families
Washington is currently weighing further sanctions against Syria and a push for justice at the International Criminal Court in the Hague
Hunger and malnutrition among children can be solved in this lifetime. know more about the pressing issue and see how you can help find a solution
Perhaps it’s time for us to initiate the policy process from below – for the people to articulate the policies they would like the Duterte government to act on
Under the central kitchen model food for public elementary students is prepared in one place and then distributed to different schools
The study also notes that 20 of kids under 5 years old die due to poor health services
The proposed Zero Food Waste Act seeks to improve the state of food security in the Philippines
The 2 provinces are on record as having among the highest incidences of hunger
I became obsessed with a single dream: to bring Mingo to the periphery of Bukidnon to make it available to hungry little stomachs in its mountains
In the Philippines fisherfolk remain the poorest basic sector next to farmers Can you guess the 3rd poorest group? It’s children
Region 7 is able to slightly reduce its malnutrition rate but overall the country fails to reach its goal of reducing malnutrition by half in 20 years
UPDATED NAPC lead convenor Joel Rocamora urges government beneficiaries to protect the key anti poverty reforms of the outgoing administration
The Philippines ranks 10th in the world with the biggest number of children with stunted growth What s being done about it?
The meeting is reminiscent of the Sumilao march in 2007 when the late interior secretary Jesse Robredo joined by his wife Leni welcomed 55 Sumilao farmers in Naga City