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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Rohingyas in Bangladesh: 2 months after the start of the exodus, the situation is still critical

Government of Canada launches Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced that for every eligible donation made by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities between August 25 and November 28, 2017, the Government of Canada will contribute an equivalent amount to the Fund. “Bangladesh is […]

#brownbagit with Chef Vikram Vij

As part of our #brownbagit campaign, Action Against Hunger is sharing simple packed lunch recipes from Canadian chefs from coast-to-coast-to-coast. This fall, join your fellow Canadians: pack a nutritious lunch and donate the money you save so every kid can eat a healthy lunch.  Read on for the tasty recipe from Vancouver’s Chef Vikram Vij, owner of the […]

#brownbagit with Chef Shahir Massoud

As part of our #brownbagit campaign, Action Against Hunger is sharing simple packed lunch recipes from Canadian chefs from coast-to-coast-to-coast. This fall, join your fellow Canadians: pack a nutritious lunch and donate the money you save so every kid can eat a healthy lunch.  Read on for the firsty tasty recipe from Toronto’s Chef Shahir Massoud, co-host on […]

Rohingya Crisis: Scaling Up Response to Alleviate Enormous Suffering

Food distribution to newly arrived refugees in Bangladesh. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger. Over one month after the outbreak of violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, more than 500,000 refugees uprooted by escalating conflict have fled across the border into Bangladesh. The United Nations has warned that the conflict has now become “the world’s […]

Promises don’t feed hungry people: World Food Day 2017

Our world produces enough food for every man, woman, and child on the planet—yet 815 million people still lack sufficient access to food to meet their daily needs. We believe—with sufficient investment, collaborative action, and political commitment—that number could soon be zero. It’s a promise that global governments have already made: two years ago, world […]

Report highlights the major threats to meeting 2030 hunger goals

Despite international commitments to end global hunger over the next 13 years, chronic undernourishment still persists for at least 815 million people, with major hunger drivers, including an escalating number of conflicts worldwide and devastating climate change impacts, threatening any meaningful progress by 2030, according to new research written by the Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network […]