Hunger

World Health Day: Investing in Vegetables is a Win-Win-Win

Today’s post in Food Tank’s World Health Day series focuses the power of veggies and how they can address the world’s health problems

World Health Day 2013: Spotlight on Food and High Blood Pressure

Food Tank’s World Health Day series spotlights how changes in both food and agriculture systems can address the world’s health problems.

Trees That Feed Foundation Promotes Wellbeing for People and Planet

The Trees That Feed Foundation plants edible trees in developing nations that feed people, create jobs, and protect the environment.

Isha Datar’s In Vitro Meat

Isha Datar offers a novel–and possibly environmentally friendly–solution to meat production by growing muscle cells in vitro.

Global Spotlight on Family Farmers

The United Nations has designated next year, 2014, the International Year of the Family Farmer (IYFF), and preparations around the world are already beginning.

Can Changing Your Front Lawn Change the Way You Eat?

Edible Estates and Michael Pollan question traditional front lawns. Instead they are asking, how would our food system change if everyone gardened at home?

Giving Hungry People Money Instead of Food?

Report from International Food Policy Research Institute finds that giving people in need money or food vouchers is more effective than food itself.

When Food Strikes: Falling Victim to Foodborne Illnesses

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in six Americans (or 48 million people) contract a foodborne illness every year, and 128,000 people become hospitalized and 3,000 die.

Quinoa: Key to Global Food Security?

Expanding cultivation of quinoa into more countries can help contribute to global food security for the planet’s nearly 1 billion hungry people.

Creative data and app-based initiatives for resolving hunger

Projects that connect current technology and social entrepreneurship to fight hunger