Tag: World Food Programme

Rebel forces in Ethiopia’s Tigray launch new offensive

Tigrayan forces claimed Tuesday to have launched a new offensive in the conflict-torn northern region of Ethiopia, two weeks after the federal government declared a...

UN: World hunger was dramatically worse in pandemic year

The United Nations on Monday lamented what it called a “dramatic worsening” of world hunger last year, saying much of that is likely connected to...

Mid-day meal scheme should be restarted once schools reopen, says Director of UN WFP India

NEW DELHI: Noting that the mid-day meal scheme represents the lifeline for millions of school children in the country, the UN WFP India has said...

The Borlaug legacy: The common link between farmers’ protests in Punjab and stubble burning

What links farmers’ protests in Punjab, pollution from stubble burning and, much less seriously, unjust GST rates on Malabar parottas? The link is Norman Borlaug...