Rappler's latest stories on hunger in the Philippines
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
Sometimes we’re guilty of living inside bubbles. Minding our own problems can seem enough of a cross to carry. But we need to take several steps back to realize that the universe is bigger than us. The following millennials have made it their mission to help others. What can you do to make your stay in this world worthwhile?
Hunger stunts the potential of the youth. How does it worsen existing problems in the country?
Members of the private sector and the government need to invest in nutrition to secure a better future for the next generation
The latest figure is higher than the 3rd quarter s estimated 2 4 million families
The study also notes that 20 of kids under 5 years old die due to poor health services
Presidential candidates were able to tackle a few issues during the debate but they weren t asked about two key matters supposedly on the agenda
Families in the Philippines poorest provinces cite inadequate income and lack of a job as reasons why they experience hunger
The latest Social Weather Stations survey results stated 15 7 of total respondents experienced involuntary hunger from July until September with highest prevalence in Mindanao
Aspiring leaders should be critically examined for their commitment to end poverty and hunger among their constituents says the National Food Coalition
A lawmaker says the lack of guarantee to right to food in the 1987 Philippine Constitution should be changed to push for accountability
Malnutrition and hunger among Filipinos – especially children – should be the centerpiece of electoral campaigns for 2016
The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development says growth should not exclude those suffering from hunger and poverty
The 2016 elections agenda should also cover issues related to the problem of malnutrition and hunger in the Philippines
Survey shows there were about 2 8 million families who experienced hunger from April to June
The EWS FNS is a food security information system that can empower communities to immediately identify hunger and malnutrition problems in their areas
The world’s most solvable problem can affect even a country’s economy
Women have a big role in ending hunger not just in their families but also in the community
Ending malnutrition among children is key to finally fulfilling the dreams their parents never realized
How can a community with not too many opportunities save its hungry children? Good Neighbors International Philippines is doing its share
The Department of Education should reexamine the daily feeding budget currently at P16 per beneficiary
One main goal of any intervention is to know and support the solidarity within communities recognizing that they are also active members in their own rights beyond being beneficiaries
Senate Pro Tempore Ralph Recto questions why the DSWD s conditional cash transfer program is increasing overhead costs and not for its feeding program
Though hunger has generally declined in the Philippines it is still considered a serious problem But what can be done today to end hunger tomorrow?
An SWS survey shows hunger levels increased in December 2011