Poverty

SDG2 Advocacy Hub Launches Two Anti-Hunger Campaigns at COP27

Advocates say that urgent reform is needed to address the global hunger and climate crises. Two campaigns launched at COP27 outline important interventions.

GrowCity Gets Youth Work Ready with Urban Gardening

Youth from low-income families face significant barriers to career development but soft skill training in the garden can help.

The Inequality Pandemic: Agribusiness Billionaires Profit from Pain in Oxfam Brief

Oxfam’s new brief reveals how wealth inequalities, worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, increased food insecurity for society’s most vulnerable.

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Paul Farmer

Dr. Paul Farmer, an award-winning infectious disease doctor, anthropologist, co-founder of Partners in Health (PIH), and author of 12 books died at age 62 on February 21, 2022. Farmer was a global health champion and he dedicated his career to…

South Carolina-Based Organization Creates Access to Healthy, Fresh Foods With Affordable Produce Boxes

In South Carolina, FoodShare SC aims to tackle food insecurity and increase produce consumption for communities who face limited access to affordable and fresh, nutritious foods.

Livestock Farmers in Afghanistan Face Crisis

The Taliban takeover threatens livestock farmers in Afghanistan, leaving them vulnerable to climate and economic shocks in an increasingly unstable country.

Philanthropy’s Role in the Climate Emergency: “Transformation Means Challenging the Status Quo”

Philanthropy spends billions on issue areas that are implicitly connected to food systems, yet food issues are seldom explicitly addressed in funding strategies.

Turkish Chef Creates Humanitarian Aid Through Social Gastronomy

In the face of global refugee and local poverty crises, a Turkish chef is using social gastronomy to empower, protect, and educate vulnerable women.

COVID-19 Endangers Indigenous Right to Food, Says U.N. Report

As COVID-19 aggravates food insecurity, U.N. releases new study documenting Indigenous peoples’ experiences.

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

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