Hunger

Food Lovers Become Waste Fighters at NYC Food Waste Fair 2019

Learn about reducing food waste and taste upcycled culinary creations at the 2019 NYC Food Waste Fair.

Opinion | Congresswoman Alma Adams on Hunger and Closing the Gap

Congresswoman Alma Adams of North Carolina 12th District speaks about increasing minimum wage, improving access to healthy foods, better food education, and getting all government officials in agreement for the greater good of the community.

Today’s Farmers are Challenging the System and Calling on Youth

Four food advocates discuss their views on the state of our food system. They explore the relationship between class, race, and food access, investing in local farm programs, and young people’s hopeful role in sustainable agriculture.

“The farmer is literally hedging their bets” in Eastern and Southern Africa

Drought tolerant crops that deliver nutrition and income to farmers could bring more food security to the region. Dr. Moses Siambi from ICRISAT explains how relying on single, water-intensive crops during dry periods can be risky.

Maxfield Kaniger’s Kanbe’s Markets: A Piece for the Food Insecurity Puzzle

With convenient coolers and healthy food, Max Kaniger is helping close the gap between food insecurity and food waste in Kansas City.

Cold Conundrum? Getting Nutritious Food to More People in Ethiopia

While agricultural production of fruits and vegetables has surged in recent decades, millions of Ethiopians are still not eating them. Children are hit the hardest by poor-quality diets, with millions suffering from growth-limiting stunting.

“Food Won’t Solve Hunger. Income Will.”

Choosing food as a solution to food insecurity may seem like the low-hanging fruit, but don’t let its simplicity fool you. The complexity of the crisis merits a deeper solution.

Two Reasons Why Three Billion People Aren’t Getting Adequate Nutrition

Because of high levels of food loss and waste—especially of nutrient-rich, perishable foods—as many as three billion people are consuming low-quality diets that result in micronutrient malnutrition as well as rising levels of obesity.

The World Food Program Uses Innovation to Disrupt Hunger

The World Food Program’s high-tech, groundbreaking projects aim to identify and nurture radical solutions to hunger.

Opinion | Amid Growing Hunger and Obesity, the Right to Food Needs a New Approach for Sustainable Development

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva explains the urgent need to reduce hunger and malnutrition across the globe as the human right to food becomes a growing priority.