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November 22, 2017
Photo: Patricia Aaron stands on her street in west Jackson, a neighborhood where over one-third of households take in less than $15,000. (Sarah Warnock/Clarion Ledger)

United States

Surviving ‘food apartheid’ in Mississippi’s capital

by Anna Wolf Clarion Ledger

In a neighborhood where a third of households earn less than US$15,000 a year and 15% are unemployed, finding something to eat takes creativity....

November 22, 2017
Photo: Fisheries are now an important component of the Myanmar diet and crucial in tackling malnutrition. [Phoe Wa/The Myanmar Times]


Fisheries crucial for food security in Myanmar

by Thompson Chau Myanmar Times

Fisheries are vital to reduce the malnutrition rate and improve food security in Myanmar....

United States

Elementary school ‘share tables’ keep unwanted lunch food out of trash

November 21, 2017 by Leslie Postal Orlando Sentinel

As we get closer to #Thanksgiving, ...

November 20, 2017
Chef Kathleen Blake prepares roasted vegetables and quinoa for 412 Food Rescue’s “Sunday Supper” event. Her restaurant — The Rusty Spoon in Orlando, Florida — has a zero-waste kitchen. Photo by Maranie Staab. (Photo: NEXT Pittsburgh Magazine)

United States

James Beard chefs come to the “rescue” of wasted food in Pittsburgh

by Ryan Rydzewski NEXT Pittsburgh Magazine

Learn about 412 Food Rescue, the numerically named nonprofit that works to prevent food waste throughout greater Pittsburgh....

November 19, 2017
A Rohingya refugee girl cries as children push each other while standing in line to collect food in the Palongkhali makeshift refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (Photo: Reuters via VOA)


40,000 Rohingya Children Face Malnutrition, Need Life-Saving Aid

Voice of America

A recent survey conducted by humanitarian agencies in the Cox’s Bazar region of Bangladesh found that 40,000 Rohingya children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years require life-saving assistance and more than $12 million is needed to respond to...

November 17, 2017
Residents wade through flood water in northern province of Son La, Vietnam Thursday Oct. 12, 2017. (Photo: AP via VOA)


UN Warns Manage Climate Risks or Face Much More Hunger by 2050

Voice of America

Climate change threats, from worsening drought and flooding to sea level rise, could increase the risks of hunger and child malnutrition around the world by 20 percent by 2050, food security researchers warned Wednesday....

November 13, 2017
Families harvest potatoes at Miller Farms [Image: CBS Denver]

United States

Colorado Farmer Fighting Hunger With Free Harvest

by Melissa Garcia CBS Denver

The 120 acre Miller Farms in Platteville, Colorado, USA, is packed with potatoes, cabbage, carrots, onions, and a variety of other vegetables. After a fruitful year of growing, the farm’s owner is offering up all of his excess crops to feed familie...

November 13, 2017
A basket of fish is pictured at the Sassoon Dock fishing jetty in Mumbai (Photo: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)


Why Is It So Hard To Solve The Hunger Problem In India?


This blog looks at the question: Why did India rank in the 100th position in the Global Hunger Index 2017?...

November 10, 2017
Photo: Food Tank

United States

18 Veterans Programs Feeding the Food Movement

Food Tank

This Veterans Day, Food Tank brings you 18 initiatives from around the United States that are working to help veterans...

November 10, 2017
Photo: An internally displaced woman and her daughter look over the city of Sana’a, Yemen, from the roof of this dilapidated building they call their new home. [Giles Clarke/UN OCHA]

Middle East

Yemen facing largest famine the world has seen for decades, warns UN aid chief

by United Nations News Centre United Nations News Centre

Top United Nations humanitarian official warns Yemen will be gripped by famine – one the likes of which the world has not seen in years – if the blockade on basic supplies into the country imposed by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition is not lifted i...

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