Hunger

Food Insecurity Increasingly Tied to Obesity in the United States

A recent study finds the correlation between obesity and food insecurity has doubled over the last two decades in the United States.

FAO and World Food Law Institute Symposium

The FAO and World Food Law Institute’s symposium on food loss and food waste shared approaches and case studies on how to mitigate these issues.

Diwali Food Drive Provides Emergency Food Throughout Chester County, PA

Diwali Food Drive is helping provide food to people in need in Chester County, PA during Diwali.

Supporting Nigeria Amid Protests: 5 Organizations to Know About

These organizations address the Nigerian community’s immediate needs during their fight for justice.

USDA Extends Free Meals for Children Until End of 2020 – 2021 School Year

The USDA has extended free meals for children until the end of the 2020 – 2021 school year.

New Lesson Plans Aim to Find Solutions to Hunger

These 20 new lesson plans about world hunger for K-12 students have been designed to inspire youth to take action and help end food insecurity.

Congratulations to the World Food Programme for Nobel Peace Prize!

The U.N. World Food Programme has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for “for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict affected areas.”

Women Excluded from COVID-19 Hunger Crisis Relief, Report Shows

Among the COVID-19 relief plans CARE reviewed, 34 documents ignored women and girls entirely. Just five proposed actions to address gender inequality.

Hawaii Nonprofit Distributes Valuable Food Aid Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Aloha Harvest, a Hawaii-based nonprofit, is diverting food that would otherwise be wasted to combat food insecurity during COVID-19. Roughly one in five Hawaii residents are food insecure, according to U.S. census data collected in July 2020.  And since the…

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Highlights Need for Global Food System Reform

Celebrate International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste with FAO North America in their screening of “Wasted: The Story of Food Waste” and their panel discussion on global food loss and waste.