The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has released its 2017 Global Food Policy Report. This year, it particularly focuses on ensuring food security in a world where two-thirds of the population is projected to live in urban centers by 2050.
More than 17 million people around Yemen’s rugged landscape are acutely food insecure, and the figure is likely to increase as the ongoing conflict continues to erode the ability to grow, import, distribute, and pay for food.
U.S. President Donald Trump may still deny the harsh realities of climate change, but no one in southern Mozambique has any doubts. They don’t have much food either.
Food Tank speaks with Karl Robillard, Director of Marketing and Communications for Meals on Wheels San Francisco, about the proposed federal budget cuts, the ensuing media frenzy, and what it means for the crucial services they provide to seniors in the community.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ (CSIS) is hosting a live webcast and discussion, from 9 to 10:30 am EST on April 6, to explore the role of biotechnology in the future of African food security.
UNLEASH, a global innovation lab, is currently accepting applications for young people to attend their first ever event in Denmark that takes place in August. Attendees will create practical solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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.