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African heads of state are calling for unity to achieve the 2025 goal to stamp out malnutrition. Pic: GettyImages/Pixsooz

African leaders call for unification of nutrition targets

By Gill Hyslop

Ahead of the 2025 World Health Assembly Nutrition deadline, several heads of African Union (AU) member states have called for more commitment and accountability in tackling malnutrition and food insecurity.

Lebanon is expected to run out of bread in 2½ weeks. Pics: GettyImages/alefbet/Mo Semsem

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Humanitarian aid scrambles to circumvent Lebanon’s bread crisis

By Gill Hyslop

The head of the United Nations’ food agency said the beleaguered country – which is battling economic and political woes, the COVID-19 pandemic and a major blast that tore through its capital city – could run out of bread in about 2½ weeks.

Everyone needs to participate in the fight against world hunger. Pic: ©GettyImages/gelmold

The food companies committed to fighting world hunger

By Gill Hyslop

World hunger remains a persistent crisis, with approximately 842 million people going hungry every day. We look at the bakery and snack giants that are leading the fight against hunger and malnutrition.