These visionary chefs and activists creating programs and spaces for refugees to fuel their futures and their communities.
Organizations find ways to support food security to refugees during COVID-19 lockdowns.
Emma’s Torch works to empower refugees by establishing a culinary program that prepares them for jobs in the culinary industry.
A food support system for Venezuelan refugees in Colombia, beginning with local farmers who grow fruits and vegetables to the local kitchens that cook and serve them, is critical and is bringing hope to Venezuelan families during this refugee crisis.
Urban farming can be a livelihood strategy for refugees and host communities living in the Kalobeyei Settlement in northern Kenya.
From refugees from South Sudan, trees form a significant part of their story from when they flee from political war to their arrival in settlements.
Across the Middle East urbanization, climate change, and resource scarcity threaten food security, these 16 food and agriculture initiatives redefine how the region grows, eats, and disposes of its food.
The Native Seeds Project is providing local farmers and refugee communities with sustainable nutrition and increasing their resilience to climate change.
According to Robert Opp, Director of Innovation and Change Management at WFP, “The exciting part is that these innovations, often developed for more commercially attractive markets, have such potential to improve the lives of those who are furthest behind.”
New Roots for Refugees works with refugees to build independence through farming. Empowering graduates of the program to acquire their own land, they hope farmers will expand their businesses and continue selling produce at local markets.