Public Health

Is USAID’s Feed The Future Initiative Sustainable?

Feed The Future works in 19 countries across the globe, but hasn’t provided feedback on their progress towards self-reliance in more than two years.

Re-sell App Aims to Cut Food Waste Throughout Egypt

By selling meals at a 50 percent discount and distributing them through local charities, Tekeya is working to keep unsold food out of landfills.

Food Security Policy Must Consider Local Context: “Climate Change and Poverty Are Inherently Sexist”

Climate change is having an increasingly negative impact on global food security, and these impacts are falling disproportionately on women.

Healthy and Sustainable Diets Are Critical to Reaching 1.5°C Climate Goal

Even if all other sectors decarbonize completely, carbon emissions from food systems alone would use nearly all of the emissions budget for both 1.5°C and 2°C goals.

How Grocery Stores Can Help Consumers Make Healthy Choices

Healthy Eating Research is finding the most effective strategies to help consumers make healthy choices in grocery stores.

How Can Nutrition Professionals Help the Food System?

A new paper outlines how dietitians and nutrition professionals can promote sustainable food systems.

Nipah Virus Reemerges in India

Farmers worry how the concerns over the virus might impact demand for their products.

Traditional Staple Crop May Help Manage Diabetes, Study Shows

Analyses from institutions across four countries demonstrate the positive effects of millet consumption on blood sugar.

NYC Nonprofit Gives New Life to Brooklyn Community Garden

Brooklyn Community Garden is transformed by New York City’s largest land conservancy, New York Restoration Project.

Are Young People Really Eating Less Meat?

Young people are buying and eating more meat than older generations, according to new research from the World Resources Institute.

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