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How to tackle food insecurity

While prioritizing macroeconomic stability rightfully claims the top spot on the incoming government’s agenda, it is equally imperative to accord equal priority to the pressing issue of ensuring food security…

The land where time stands still

A few weeks ago, I was invited to a panel on the issue of harassment on university campuses. The audience comprised students, 20-something-year-old men and women, from various public universities…

How unhealthy are ultra-processed foods?

Ultra-processed foods are commonly portrayed as a modern health scourge: a threat lurking on the shelves of every supermarket linked to obesity, heart disease, cancer and early death. Researchers warning…

Battling food insecurity in Pakistan

In the world where technological advancements and scientific breakthroughs are pushing the boundaries of perceived limits, hunger - the very basic of human subjects - remains a persistent challenge, presenting…

How not to waste food

The International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (IDAFLW) was observed on September 29, 2023. The theme of this year’s IDAFLW was ‘Stop Food Loss and Waste; for…

Food insecurity

The dozens of recently released videos that show deadly stampedes outside food distribution centres are a clear indication of hunger and food insecurity in the country. That these cases occur…

Food security in danger

As defined by the World Food Summit (1996), “food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets…