Food donations organizations are looking for innovative ways to reduce packaging waste and their environmental footprint.
In advance of the “Resetting the Food System” Summit co-hosted by the Barilla Foundation and and Food Tank, 30+ speakers shared what it will take to transition to a more sustainable food system.
The U.N. World Food Programme has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for “for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict affected areas.”
In the midst of armed conflict, these 12 organizations are working to provide food security to Yemenis.
Women are disproportionately impacted by natural disasters and public health crises. Despite this, food systems solutions often fail to address gender equity. On the podcast, Dani talks about the essential role women play in building a better food system.
Organizations find ways to support food security to refugees during COVID-19 lockdowns.
By working with agrifood businesses, farmer organizations, and communities, local governments can take action to build a resilient food system in the midst of COVID-19.
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.”
In the weeks following Hurricane Irma, humanitarian organizations launch responses and request funding to help Haiti through food insecurity and agricultural destruction.
In Nairobi, Kenya, the World Food Programme has piloted a project to include aesthetically rejected ugly vegetables in school meals, feeding 2,200 schoolchildren lunch made with fresh vegetables for 75 school days.