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WorldRiskReport 2017

Analysis and Prospects

Until recently, humans were rarely the direct cause of extreme natural events. But as a result of their interference in the natural world, they have increased the potential risk massively. The WorldRiskIndex calculates this risk for 171 countries worldwide.

WorldRiskReport 2017
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Rohingya in Bangladesh

Facts and Figures

More than 600,000 Rohingya have fled violence in Myanmar and moved to Bangladesh. This situation is a challenge to Bangladesh, the country still has to cope with the effects of severe flooding.

Rohingya in Bangladesh
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2017 Global Hunger Index Press Release

Uneven Progress in Reducing Hunger

October 12, 2017. Global hunger levels have fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but more recent rising hunger scores of several countries in the 2017 Global Hunger Index underline how uneven this progress has been and how precarious it is to maintain. 

2017 Global Hunger Index Press Release
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2017 Global Hunger Index Synopsis

The Inequalities of Hunger

The 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report—the twelfth in an annual series—presents a multidimensional measure of hunger at the global, regional, and national levels.

2017 Global Hunger Index Synopsis
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Global Hunger Index 2017

The inequalities of Zero Hunger

The 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) shows long-term progress in reducing hunger in the world. According to 2017 GHI scores, the level of hunger in the world has decreased by 27 percent from the 2000 level.

Global Hunger Index 2017
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PAKISTAN: Fighting drought and inequality to ensure food security

GHI 2017: Country Case Study

Pakistan is also one of the countries most affected by disaster and climate change in the world. While in some districts of the country the effects of drought and poverty are hardly felt, in others they threaten communities with hunger.

PAKISTAN: Fighting drought and inequality to ensure food security
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Sierra Leone: Empowerment and training for equal nutrition

GHI 2017: Country Case Study

Despite making progress in recent decades, the West African state of Sierra Leone continues to bear a significant burden of hunger. Tackling undernutrition effectively therefore requires approaches that address inequality across many different dimensions and…

Sierra Leone: Empowerment and training for equal nutrition
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Hunger factsheet

FAQ: extent, distribution and causes of hunger

How many people are going hungry worldwide? Where is the hunger situation the worst? And why? We have summed up the answers to those frequently asked questions in our hunger factsheet (last updated September 2017).

Hunger factsheet
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LANN+ Brochure

LINKING AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TOWARDS NUTRITION SECURITY

With the specific aim of promoting behaviors to improve nutrition security, the LANN+ approach seeks to empower rural households to plan for and sustainably practice nutrition-sensitive strategies.

LANN+ Brochure
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The LANN+ Linkages

LINKING AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TOWARDS NUTRITION SECURITY

This poster shows the linkages between agriculture, natural resources, water, sanitation and hygiene, income generation and nutrition education.

The LANN+ Linkages
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