Severe food insecurity and humanitarian crises in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, and Nigeria are reported by United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien after visiting the affected areas. Described as worst in U.N. history.
Patricia Baker, Senior Policy Advocate at Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI), is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.
Catalina Lopez-Ospina, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Food Initiatives in Boston, is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.
The United Nations declares famine in South Sudan—42 percent of population requires immediate aid—and requests US$4.4 billion to avoid catastrophe.
The Kitchen Community’s school learning gardens are rooted in hands-on teaching, sustainable school food, and applicable life skills. These oases are outdoor classrooms for communities with limited resources and a lack of green spaces.
A new report on Mozambique and Zambia shows even smaller, less egregious land acquisitions are undermining food security in some of the world’s hungriest countries.
Australian food rescue organization OzHarvest, is working with airlines, collecting uneaten airline food to feed vulnerable people and families and reduce food to landfill.
BCFN’s YES! Research Grant Competition supports sustainable research from young scientists.
Gebni, a new food delivery app, aims to reduce food waste in restaurants and lower prices to appeal to a broader market.
Emmy Simmons, independent consultant on international development issues focusing on food, agriculture, and Africa, is speaking at the third annual D.C. Food Tank Summit.