UN Food Agency: Afghan Malnutrition Rates at Record High
By Ebrahim Noroozi
“Half of Afghanistan endures severe hunger throughout the year,” said a World Food Program spokesperson, while Taliban restrictions on women have seriously impacted aid delivery.
A Year After Taliban Takeover, Afghanistan’s Economy Is Still in Crisis – and So Are Its Children
By Chris Nyamandi
Aid is keeping Afghan children alive, but it can’t fix an economy in collapse.
Michael Kugelman on South Asia’s Overlapping Crises
By Shannon Tiezzi
“Pakistan and Sri Lanka have experienced the most political tumult in South Asia, and in both cases it’s been driven by economic stress.”
Far From Home: The Afghans Aiding Afghanistan
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Global attention on Afghanistan has largely dried up, but the Afghan diaspora cannot look away.
The World Must Act to Avert a Humanitarian Catastrophe in Afghanistan
By Mary-Ellen McGroarty
An even greater tide of hunger is at Afghanistan’s doorstep as food supplies dwindle and prices soar.
Is the Hunger Challenge in Asia-Pacific Going Unnoticed?
By Meha Pumbay
While a UN report gives alarming findings about hunger in Asia, the issue is still a low priority to many states.