About: malnutrition

Agrifood 27-10-2020

Spirulina: latest trend or future food?

After France's National Assembly discussed its "National Strategy on Plant Proteins for Human and Animal Nutrition" on Monday (26 October), EURACTIV France reports on spirulina, a high-protein food and favourite among the French that can help combat malnutrition.
Development Policy 20-07-2018

Child malnutrition still prevalent in Chad’s capital

In the capital of Chad, N'Djamena, the Chad-China Friendship Hospital treats cases of acute malnutrition in young children, a countryside phenomena that has taken over the city in the past few years. EURACTIV.fr reports.
Agrifood 06-11-2017

FAO boss: Half of world’s population will be malnourished by 2030

More than a half of the global population will suffer some form of malnutrition by 2030 unless urgent action is taken to improve access to high-quality food, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has told G7 health ministers.
Development Policy 28-06-2016

El Niño plunges southern Madagascar into famine

The El Niño phenomenon has compounded the woes of drought-stricken southern Madagascar, where 80% of the rural population is suffering from food insecurity. EURACTIV France reports.
Development Policy 24-05-2016

Kenya’s closure of refugee camp sparks international outrage

Kenya has announced plans to shut down the largest refugee camp in the world and repatriate its occupants to their home countries in a move intended to counter terrorism but which has also been condemned worldwide. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Agrifood 17-09-2015

In Ivory Coast, a lifesaving ‘super cereal’ helps fight hidden hunger

SPECIAL REPORT / Worldwide, over two billion people suffer from potentially fatal malnutrition. Vitamin-fortified foods can help, but require more development funds. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Milan Expo
Agrifood 07-07-2015

Milan Expo explores fortified food as solution to malnutrition

Fortified foods could become part of the solution to malnutrition and address food security concerns, according to experts at this year's Milan Expo. EURACTIV reports from Milan.
Development Policy 04-06-2015

EU to combat malnutrition with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The European Commission unveiled a major partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday (3 June), announcing a new fund to tackle global malnutrition.
According to the German NGO Welthungerhilfe, around 2 billion people worldwide suffer from 'hidden' hunger, a condition defined by a deficiency of vitamins and minerals rather than calories. [CIAT]
Development Policy 14-10-2014

Report: 2 billion worldwide suffer from ‘hidden’ hunger

805 million people still suffer from hunger worldwide, while more than twice that number – 2 billion people – are affected by so-called "hidden hunger", says German NGO Welthungerhilfe in its latest study. EURACTIV Germany reports.
INFOGRAPHIC: A silent cull of the world’s children
Development Policy 26-03-2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Too Many Unnecessary Child Deaths

According to the World Health Organization, some 6.6 million children, under the age of 5, died in 2012, half of them from conditions that were preventable, or treated with access to simple, affordable interventions.
Development Policy 13-02-2014

UNICEF chief: Financial crisis cannot justify letting children die

Painful cuts to the Spanish development budget must not directly impact vital life-saving overseas aid, Marta Arias, the director of UNICEF-Spain’s social awareness campaigns, has told EURACTIV.es.

New global food table: Europe feasts while Africa fasts

Three northern European countries enjoy the planet’s cheapest, healthiest and most plentiful diets according to a new Oxfam ‘Good Enough to Eat’ index, while three African countries have the worst.