Food Security

USDA Invests US$20 Billion in SNAP Benefits for Americans

The average monthly food aid awarded per person will increase from US$121 to US$157, totaling an additional US$20 billion per year.

NYC Nonprofit Stewards 52 Community Gardens Across All Five Boroughs

New York City’s largest land conservancy, founded by actress Bette Midler, teaches urban agriculture to residents.

19 Refugee-Powered Culinary Programs

These visionary chefs and activists creating programs and spaces for refugees to fuel their futures and their communities.

The Global Food Donation Atlas Tackles Food Waste Policy

The new tool identifies challenges to food donation and opportunities to create more sustainable policies.

Youth Leaders Campaigning for 17 Food System Actions at UN Pre-Summit

The Act4Food Act4Change global campaign grew out of youth-led pledge in Bangladesh to promote healthy eating.

Food Waste Experts Highlight Policy Solutions for the Public and Private Sectors

The event highlights policy solutions that reduce food waste across the food supply chain and improve food security.

Zimbabwe’s Backyard Gardens Flourish During Pandemic

During the COVID-19 lockdowns, residents in Mutare, Zimbabwe turned to backyard vegetable gardening to sustain their families and boost their incomes.

Research in Malawi Shows How Access Impacts Female Farmers

Malawi research shows that gender does not impact farm yields, access does!

Expanding Nutrition Initiatives in Lead-Up to U.N. Food Systems Summit

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is playing a key role in improving the nutrition landscape in Ethiopia.

Online SNAP Could Broaden Access, but More Work Needed First

Living outside delivery ranges and limited broadband make it harder for rural SNAP participants to use online purchasing options.