#food and hunger

  • Article: Hunger Gnaws at Rohingya Children in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger Gnaws at Rohingya Children in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps

    Dec. 6, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly 25% of all Rohingya refugee children between six months and five years old are malnourished. Read more

  • Article: New Tool Aim to Predict and Thwart This Major Crop Killer: Locusts
    Finance & Innovation

    New Tool Aim to Predict and Thwart This Major Crop Killer: Locusts

    June 15, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The tool is the latest in a series to apply satellite data to agricultural purposes. Read more

  • Article: Banks Are Stepping Up to Help Africans Suffering From Famine
    Food & Hunger

    Banks Are Stepping Up to Help Africans Suffering From Famine

    By Gabriella Canal|June 14, 2017

    Upwards of 26.5 million people could go hungry in the Horn of Africa. Read more

  • Article: How Bangladesh's Latest Move for Cleaner Energy Could Actually Hurt Millions
    Environment

    How Bangladesh's Latest Move for Cleaner Energy Could Actually Hurt Millions

    May 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A push to produce ethanol could make fuel cleaner and help battle climate change. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Nigerians on the Brink of Famine Could Exacerbate Europe's Migration Crisis
    Food & Hunger

    Millions of Nigerians on the Brink of Famine Could Exacerbate Europe's Migration Crisis

    April 18, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "The world could see a mass exodus from a country of 180 million people if support is not given." Read more

  • Article: In India, Eating More Fruits and Vegetables Could Help Save Water
    Water & Sanitation

    In India, Eating More Fruits and Vegetables Could Help Save Water

    April 5, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    To ensure there is enough available freshwater in India, water use will have to be cut by a third. Read more

  • Article: Yemen’s Famine Is Beyond ‘the Point of No Return,’ UN Agency Warns
    Food & Hunger

    Yemen’s Famine Is Beyond ‘the Point of No Return,’ UN Agency Warns

    By Gabriella Canal|March 17, 2017

    In Yemen, 17 million people are at ‘emergency’ or ‘crisis’ levels of food insecurity. Read more

  • Article: This Is a Really Compelling Reason to Cut Down on Food Waste
    Food & Hunger

    This Is a Really Compelling Reason to Cut Down on Food Waste

    March 7, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About a third of the food produced around the world is never eaten. Read more