Hunger

    Four Food Advocates are Speaking Up Against an Unfair System that is Causing Hunger to Persist

    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.

    Making Food More Equitable in Dayton

    Dayton, Ohio is one of the hungriest American cities. Lela Klein of Gem City Market tells Food Tank about how to turn Dayton’s food deserts into areas where all members have access to fresh and nutritious food.

    Six Programs, Services Squeezed by Government Shutdown

    From reduced food inspections to a lapse in services for farmers, the shutdown’s effects are hitting more than just furloughed workers across the country.