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Why is global hunger on the rise? UN economists explain a new answer

July 16, 2019 by Amy Lieberman Devex

Two UN economists, authors of the SOFI report, discuss the new statistics on world hunger...

United States

Climate Crisis Contributes to a Rise in World Hunger, UN Report Says

July 16, 2019 by Jordan Davidson EcoWatch

World hunger is on the rise for the third consecutive year after decades of decline, a new United Nations (UN) report says. The climate crisis ranks alongside conflict as the top cause of food shortages that force more than 821 million people wor...

Agriculture & Nutrition

To Survive in a Wetter World, Raise Ducks, Not Chickens

July 15, 2019 by Susannah Savage The Atlantic

Farmers in Bangladesh are raising ducks as part of an effort to adapt to climate change....


New UN State of Food Security report released

July 15, 2019 by United Nations United Nations

The United Nations just released the 2019 State of Food Security report....

United States

Community garden blossoms on UMA Bangor campus

July 15, 2019 by WABI 5 WABI 5

Folks from the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine have teamed up with students and faculty at UMA Bangor on a community garden which aims to provide fresh produce to six area food pantries, shelters, and other food security programs....

United States

Saturday outreach aims to increase food security, spread JOY

July 15, 2019 by Andie Smiley The Daily Reflector

A new Saturday meal program at Greenville, North Carolina’s nonprofit soup kitchen will help supplement meals provided to area youth during the week, organizers said at a kick-off event for the program....


The climate crisis is inherently unfair. These 9 countries will get hit especially hard as the globe heats up.

July 13, 2019 by Morgan McFall-Johnsen Business Insider

Nine countries are already experiencing severe effects from climate change, which can lead to food insecurity and hunger...

July 9, 2019
“Feed Just One”by Cheryl Action Jackson is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

United States

When summer means hunger, mobile food pantries help close the gap

by Linda Dahlstrom Starbucks Stories and News

Starbucks Foundation and Feeding America have teamed up with food banks to help fill the summer meal gap with mobile food pantries....

July 9, 2019
“American Samoa Trip 038”by mjpeacecorps is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

United States

American Samoa governor Lolo requests the USDA to ‘expedite’ release of $18M for nutrition assistance

by Samoa News staff Samoa News

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With “financial and emotional strain” placed on local farmers since last year’s devastating Tropical Storm Gita, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has requested the US Agriculture Departure to “expedite” release of the...

July 7, 2019
“Nuestro Huerto / Our Garden (2012-2013)” by Matias Salinas Arenas is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

United States

How Hydroponic School Gardens Can Cultivate Food Justice, Year-Round

by Robin Lloyd NPR

Teens for Food Justice, a 6-year-old nonprofit organization has worked with community partners to train students at Brownsville Collaborative and two other schools in low-income neighborhoods in New York City to become savvy urban farmers...

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