Food and Nutrition

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22 Nov 2016 description
  • The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in collaboration with WFP organized a workshop on World Food Day to launch standards for food fortification in the country and advocate for the inclusion of fortification as part of a strategy to reduce micronutrient malnutrition.

  • A WFP-sponsored high-level government delegation visit led by Honourable Union Minister for Food, India visited the WFP Centre of Excellence (CENEX) in Brazil. They were accompanied by WFP India Country Director.

21 Nov 2016 description

The quest of the last 15 years to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) taught us that Global Goals can motivate and help sustain leaps in human progress. It also taught us that the specifics matter. In some places, the MDGs became a widely-recognized, consistent and important driver of local progress; in others, the role and impact of the MDGs was more ambiguous. A lot depended on way the MDGs were implemented: if local change agents made them meaningful locally; if local leaders drew on their legitimacy and visibility; if they were employed to solve real-life problems etc.

10 Nov 2016 description
report Government of India

1 . CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (DAILY WATER LEVELS AND FORECASTS FOR LEVEL FORECAST SITES)

According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 07.11.2016, there is no Unprecedented, High, Moderate and Low flood sites in the country.

2 . IMD WARNING DURING NEXT 05 DAYS:

07 November (Day 1): No weather warning.
08 November (Day 2): No weather warning.
09 November (Day 3): No weather warning.
10 November (Day 4): No weather warning.
11 November (Day 5): No weather warning.

04 Nov 2016 description
report Government of India

1 . CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (DAILY WATER LEVELS AND FORECASTS FOR LEVEL FORECAST SITES)

According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 04.11.2016, there is no Unprecedented, High, Moderate and Low flood sites in the country.

2 . IMD WARNING DURING NEXT 05 DAYS:

04 November (Day 1):

  • Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over coastal Odisha & coastal West Bengal; Heavy rainfall at isolated places over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and Mizoram & Tripura.

03 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

 A WFP-sponsored high level government delegation led by the Honourable Union Minister for Food, India, visited the WFP Centre of Excellence (CENEX) in Brazil. They were accompanied by the WFP India Country Director.

 The proposal for setting up CENEX in India is being developed in collaboration with the Government of India.

01 Nov 2016 description
report Government of India

1. CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (DAILY WATER LEVELS AND FORECASTS FOR LEVEL FORECAST SITES)

According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 01.11.2016, there is no Unprecedented, High, Moderate and Low flood sites in the country.

2. IMD WARNING DURING NEXT 05 DAYS:

01 November (Day 1):

27 Oct 2016 description

This bulletin examines trends in staple food and fuel prices, the cost of the basic food basket and consumer price indices for 70 countries in the third quarter of 2016 (July to September). The maps on pages 6–7 disaggregate the impact analysis to sub-national level.

Global Highlights

25 Oct 2016 description

Asia: Catching the wave of success

As the highest performing region under the Millennium Development Goals, Asia has much to shout about. Among other notable achievements, poverty has been slashed by more than two-thirds, great strides have been made in the delivery of healthcare, and primary school enrolments have surged.

The results are remarkable for a continent that is the largest on earth and home to more than half the world’s population.

20 Oct 2016 description

IN 2015, ACTION AGAINST HUNGER’S GLOBAL NETWORK SERVED 14.9 MILLION PEOPLE IN 47 COUNTRIES.

13 Oct 2016 description
report Inter Press Service

Sri Lanka is literally baking these days.

During the first week of October, the Metrological Department reported that maximum daytime temperatures in some parts of the country were between 5 to 2C above average. They hit 38.3C in some parts of the North Central Province, a region vital for the staple rice harvest.

13 Oct 2016 description
report Government of India

1. CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (DAILY WATER LEVELS AND FORECASTS FOR LEVEL FORECAST SITES)

According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 12-10-2016, there is no Unprecedented and High flood site in the country. However, 03 Moderate flood site has been reported in Assam & Bihar-

MODERATE FLOOD SITUATION

i) River Brahmaputra at Neamatighat, District- Jorhat, Assam is flowing at 85.35 m with 85.04 m with Steady Trend.

11 Oct 2016 description

Chronic conflicts, drought, earthquakes, floods, seasonal storms, and severe winter weather, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of natural and man-made disasters in the region.

11 Oct 2016 description

Les pays en développement ont fait des progrès considérables dans la réduction de la faim depuis 2000. L’Indice de la faim dans le monde 2016 (GHI) montre que le niveau de la faim pour l’ensemble des pays en développement a diminué de 29 %. Mais les progrès ont été inégaux et de grandes disparités persistent entre les régions mondiales, les pays ainsi qu’à l’intérieur des pays.

11 Oct 2016 description

Global Hunger Index: Over 45 Countries on Pace for “Moderate” to “Alarming” Hunger Levels by 2030 UN Deadline OCT 11, 2016

Report Rates Hunger “Serious” or “Alarming” in 50 Countries in 2016

29 Percent Reduction in Global Hunger Index Scores Since 2000

30 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • The Government of India and WFP signed a Letter of Intent for a proposal to establish a Centre of Excellence (CENEX) on food and nutrition security.
    The proposal for setting up CENEX shall be sent for government approval by mid-September 2016.

  • Delegation led by the Honourable Union Minister for Food, India visited WFP CENEX in Brazil. Delegation included high level Government official from India accompanied by WFP India Country Director.

28 Sep 2016 description
report Government of India

1. CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (DAILY WATER LEVELS AND FORECASTS FOR LEVEL FORECAST SITES)

According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 26/09/2016, there is no Unprecedented and High flood site in the country. However, 08 Moderate flood sites have been reported in Assam & Bihar :-

2. MODERATE FLOOD SITUATION

i) River Jiabharali at NT Road Crossing Jiabharali, District- Sonitpur, Assam is flowing at 77.7m against danger level 77.0 m with Steady Trend.

23 Sep 2016 description

23/09/2016 New Delhi, India – With 42 percent of the world’s population, the group of countries that make up the BRICS are in a position to shape agricultural policies that would strengthen global food security and transform rural societies and livelihoods, Kundhavi Kadiresan, Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), said today.

22 Sep 2016 description
report Government of India

CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (DAILY WATER LEVELS AND FORECASTS FOR LEVEL FORECAST SITES)

According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) report dated 17/09/2016, there is no Unprecedented and High flood site in the country. However, 05 Moderate flood sites have been reported in Assam & Bihar.

MODERATE FLOOD SITUATION

i) River Dhansiri (South) at Numaligarh, District- Golaghat, Assam is flowing at 77.47 m against danger level 77.42 m with Falling Trend.

16 Sep 2016 description

Thanks to a unique fund, 38,000 vulnerable residents of four separate countries received timely life-saving support over the summer from four members of the Humanitarian Coalition.

15 Sep 2016 description
report Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief Worldwide’s annual report for 2015 has been published today, detailing our income, expenditure and the projects we undertook to help 8.3 million people across the globe.