Poverty

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

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.

Parents in Lebanon Barter on Facebook through Food Crisis

With the economy in freefall, Lebanese families are resorting to Facebook bartering platforms to exchange goods and services for food.

New E-book Finds COVID-19 Is Exacerbating Inequalities in Food Security

The coronavirus pandemic has sparked not only a health crisis but also an economic crisis, which together pose a serious threat to food security, particularly in poorer countries.

Practicing Dignity in Food Provisioning in Scotland

More people in the United Kingdom are struggling to access food. Nourish Scotland’s online workshops help emergency food volunteers promote the dignity of those in need.

New on the Podcast: Dr. William Dietz on the Epidemic of Obesity, Venkatesh Mannar on the 2020 Global Nutrition Report

Venkatesh Mannar discusses the findings from the 2020 Global Nutrition Report. Dr. William Dietz discusses effective policies to combat the growing epidemic of obesity.

New on the Podcast: Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah on Youth-Powered Agricultural Development

Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah describes his work at the intersection of agricultural development and youth livelihoods in Africa.

New on the Podcast: Rebecca Eyre on Equity in Eating Disorder Treatment and Curt Ellis on FoodCorps and Food and Nutrition Education

Rebecca Eyre discusses equity in eating disorder treatment. Curt Ellis discusses school food and nutrition education