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5 Celebrities Fighting Against Hunger

Hunger is a severe issue that impacts numerous countries worldwide. Around 821 million people worldwide do not have access to sufficient amounts of food to live a healthy life.

Canada’s indigenous communities left without clean water as government misses deadline

The Canadian government has come under scrutiny after it was revealed that many of the country’s indigenous population will not receive clean water despite March 2021 being heralded as the pivotal month in which all First Nations reserves would receive it. 

OPINION: Hunger and Poverty in India: What is it like amidst COVID-19?

India has been a developing country for over a decade now. And, the country has definitely developed. In the last three years, India pulled 75 million people out of poverty; in the last ten years, the number rises to an impressive 271 million people. However, poverty is still a significant issue in the country. In 2019, Oxfam reported that over 14% of the Indian population lives in poverty. The COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened the economy and living situations for Indian citizens.

39 million more Africans expected to enter extreme poverty due to pandemic

The World We Want, has launched an inspiring call to action to break the silence around menstruation.

The UK just announced its biggest-ever direct commitment to tackle climate change in Africa

The government has put forward ambitious plans to address rising temperatures across the continent.

UN Report on The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019

The report revealed alarming figures of both a hunger and obesity crisis affecting people globally.

Using open data to achieve global food security

GODAN is one organisation which is leading the global efforts to make agricultural and nutritionally relevant data available for millions around the world.

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