In a report by the Save the Children charity, five hundred million children could grow up physically and mentally stunted over the next 15 years because they do not have enough to eat.
Under the current administration of Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) redesigned its poverty alleviation program and grouped particular target beneficiaries from previous beneficiary lists.
An international research group says that some areas in the tropics face famine because of failing food production.
About 30 percent or 1.3 billion tons of food produced in the world every year get lost or wasted according to the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization FAO.
The International Research Institute (IRRI) called for sustained global reinvestment in agriculture to cut soaring food prices that it said have made seventy five million more people hungry.