Hunger

Is There an Algorithm to End World Hunger?

The tools of Big Data analytics have led to transformations in many sectors—from finance to politics to professional sports. What could these new approaches to data science do for agriculture? The new CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture is leading the way for these innovations in agricultural development, with over 8,000 researchers working to incorporate Big Data into farming research.

Empowering Kenyan Women with Nutrition Education

By facilitating participatory cooking training and educational demonstrations, ICRISAT is empowering Kenyan women and improving the nutrition, dietary diversity, and wellbeing of rural families.

Diabetes is on the Rise in India: Is Fast Food to Blame?

The fast-food industry in India is rapidly growing while 73 million Indians have diabetes, and this number is set to nearly double by 2045. How can the Indian government turn the tide on this public health crisis?

New Film Shows How the World Can Feed 10 Billion People by 2050

Valentin Thurn’s new film 10 Billion What’s On Your Plate is available now on Video On Demand. Watch to see how we’re going to feed 10 billion people by the year 2050.

Opinion | Global Agriculture Fund that is Reducing Hunger, Threatened by Trump

The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program has a proven track record for reducing poverty in Nepal and other countries where food security is a critical issue. Now, the future of this program is in danger as the Trump administration reconsiders the commitment of the United States to multilateral policies.

Opinion | The 2018 Farm Bill Battle Lines Have Been Drawn: Here’s What You Can Do

Every four years, a new Farm Bill must be passed by the U.S. Congress. This massive piece of legislation covers many different aspects of food and agriculture in the United States—from nutritional assistance for low-income communities to subsidies for farmers to conservation of natural resources.

Fight Hunger and Grow Food with America’s Grow-a-Row

America’s Grow-a-Row grows over 1 million pounds of food annually and they give it all away

Celebrating Food that Tastes Good and Does Good

The Food Sustainability Media Awards honors journalists whose work raises awareness around sustainable food, agriculture, and nutrition. At a special evening event, eco-chef Tom Hunt shared his experience as a chef and activist and his food philosophy.

Transfernation’s New App Seeks to Reduce Food Insecurity in Urban Areas

Transfernation’s app connects pre-existing transportation networks, businesses, and shelters in dense urban areas to efficiently solve food insecurity on a low budget.

20 Good Food Reads for Spring

Now that spring is here, Food Tank has selected 20 great new books for you to read this season—from food politics to personal memoirs by iconic chefs and more.