Hunger

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.

New on the Podcast: Marion Nestle Discusses Her New Book and the Current State of Food Politics

Marion Nestle’s new book Let’s Ask Marion: What You Need to Know about the Politics of Food, Nutrition, and Health examines a wide range of issues from school lunches, cultured meat, superfoods, and self-medicating with dietary supplements.

New on the Podcast: Suzanne Adely, Sonia Singh Discuss Food Workers’ Rights

Suzanne Adely and Sonia Singh explain how the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement are exposing food workers’ rights abuses. They discuss the protections food workers urgently need.

Dreaming Out Loud Receives ReFED Grant to Recover Food Waste in D.C.

Dreaming Out Loud receives ReFED grant to recover 500,000 pounds of food in Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8

12 Organizations Combating Food Insecurity in Yemen

In the midst of armed conflict, these 12 organizations are working to provide food security to Yemenis.

Native-led Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity on Reservations

Native-led Partnership with Native Americans is supporting rural reservations in the fight against food insecurity during the pandemic.