Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition in Asia

Ensuring Household Food and Nutrition Security in Asia

Indigenous Foods – key to fighting modern illnesses

“Traditional foods consumed by rural communities contain nutrients that are lacking in high- and middle-income countries” this was according to a report published in the Guardian website. Traditional foods such … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN): A global movement led by countries

Elisa POZZI | SUN Civil Society Network (CSN) Steering Group| Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement  Since 2010, SUN Movement has grown into a worldwide movement whose strong impact in advancing … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

AAHM Asia crafts Road Map of Action for 2013-2015

Quezon City, Philippines – Recognizing that small food producers and the vulnerable sectors are among the most hungry and malnourished in the region, a CSO-led campaign in Asia vowed to … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Vietnam needs to get off hunger hot spot

Vietnam has its work cut out for it in ensuring food security for its people after being classified as a hunger hot spot in Asia because of the rapid rise … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Poverty, food insecurity in Cambodia ‘closely interlinked’

2 December 2012 Despite gains in fighting poverty, a third of Cambodia’s population still lives below the poverty line and none more affected than the country’s rural poor, many of … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Philippines: Food and nutrition security

Philippines: Food and nutrition security 29 September 2012 The Philippines seems to be losing its fight against hunger as a new poll showed that more Filipino families have experienced hunger … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Twenty more “Niles” needed to feed growing population said world leaders

OSLO (September 10, 2012)  – The world needs to find the equivalent of the flow of 20 Nile rivers by 2025 to grow enough food to feed a rising population … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Govt’s urged to adopt ‘agroecology’ at Hanoi Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change

Hanoi, 10 Sept: Civil society groups urged governments to adopt “agroecology” practices to protect farmers’ yields in the face of climate change. In a statement issued during the just-concluded 2nd … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Increasing demand and urbanisation challenge global food systems

NEW YORK (Sept 6, 2012, AlertNet) — With most of the world’s arable land already in use, more efficient and sustainable methods of food production that provide higher yields are … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

‘Land grabbing is water grabbing’ says Land Coalition director

STOCKHOLM (28 Aug): The wave of large-scale land deals seen around the world is turning out to be not just an issue about “land grabbing” but also “water grabbing”. During … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · Leave a comment