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Agriculture & Nutrition

State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) Report 2020

August 4, 2020 by FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO United Nations

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World is an annual report prepared by FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO to inform on progress towards ending hunger, achieving food security and improving nutrition and to provide in depth analysis on key ...

Agriculture & Nutrition

The US food system is killing Americans

August 3, 2020 by Akash Goel, Michel Nischan, Bill Frist and Tom Colicchio CNN

The authors argue that now is the time to transform food security programs into nutrition security programs...

August 3, 2020

Agriculture & Nutrition

Peter Morris, Nutritionist and Long-term USAID Expert Leads WHES

The editorial staff of World Hunger Education Service recently sat down and interviewed Peter Morris for his insights about progress in internati...

United States

Nearly 30 million Americans told the Census Bureau they didn't have enough to eat last week

August 2, 2020 by Dakin Andone CNN

This week the US Census Bureau published results of a survey in which nearly 30 million out of 249 million respondents said they did not have enough to eat at some point in the week before July 21. It was the highest number of people reporting insuff...

Global

World Public Health Nutrition Association Offers $10,000 Prize in Writing Contest

July 31, 2020 by World Public Health Nutrition Association wphna.org

WPHNA Article Writing Contest for its journal, World Nutrition. No cost to enter. Deadline February 10, 2021. Winners will be chosen for Africa, Asia, the Pacific, Latin America, North America, and Europe. See wphna.org ...

July 30, 2020

Global

USAID Promotes Urgency as Pandemic Hides a Nutrition Crisis

by Trey Hicks, Alma Golden, and Shawn Baker, USAID via medium.com medium.com/USAID

USAID indicates that the pandemic is imperiling nutritional gains around the world and makes their work more urgent. ...

United States

‘It's insane’: Millions of kids could lose access to free meals if this program expires

July 28, 2020 by HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH and JUAN PEREZ JR. Politico

Families haven’t had to prove their income in recent months, but the Trump administration hasn’t extended that flexibility....

Global

‘Country-driven’ approach needed to limit COVID-19 damage to food security

July 15, 2020 by UN News UN News

A ‘business as usual' approach is no longer an option, the head of the UN agriculture agency said on Tuesday, launching a new plan to move past the coronavirus pandemic....

July 6, 2020
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Agriculture & Nutrition

United Nations Asks for Additional Food Resources as Corona Virus Impacts World

by Andrew Meldrum Associated Press

Last week, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has asked for Five Billion Dollars to help fight hunger in developing and middle-income countries. David Beasley, WFP Executive Director said the number of hungry people could increase by 82% ...

Global

Podcast: Hacking world hunger during coronavirus

June 24, 2020 by The Take Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera's podcast The Take talks to people who are trying to fight hunger during the coronavirus pandemic...

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