Poverty

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

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.

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