Hunger

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.

Effects of U.S. Shutdown Widen Throughout the Food System

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.

Students are Building Food Recovery Across the U.S.

On Food Talk, Food Recovery Network Executive Director Regina Northouse talks about the power of students in changing the ways their communities treat food waste.

There’s An App For That: Reducing Our Food Waste

When we waste food, we miss the opportunity to share food with neighbors in need. These apps are making it easier to recover food waste for food justice in every community.

The World Food Program: Fighting Hunger With Blockchain

According to Robert Opp, Director of Innovation and Change Management at WFP, “The exciting part is that these innovations, often developed for more commercially attractive markets, have such potential to improve the lives of those who are furthest behind.”

Follow the Trend: Machine Learning in the Fight Against Malnutrition

“If Google can do driverless cars, and we can tell a coffeemaker to start brewing while we’re still asleep,” Dr. Mercy Lung’aho tells Food Tank, “we can do something about malnutrition.”

In A World of Plenty, Why Are People Hungry?

The 2018 Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance (KFLA) Global Summit on Food Security and Thriving Communities will explore the social inequality that causes hunger and malnutrition.

Controlling Food: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

The control over food often signifies power over others. While women make up the majority of the agricultural labor force worldwide, they retain little control over their lives. With more resources, female farmers have the potential to regain this control while bringing millions out of hunger.

Abby Maxman Believes Hunger’s Roots Lie in Inequality and Injustice

Food Tank had the opportunity to talk with Abby Maxman, President of Oxfam America about the right to food and lasting solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, such as climate change and gender inequality.

On World Food Day, Take a Holistic Approach to Food Production

On World Food Day, the path to a sustainable food system includes a holistic framework to tackle decisions on public health, soil regeneration, and the environment.