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June 11, 2021

Africa

Ethiopia's Man-Made Famine

by Alex de Waal BBC World News

Alex de Waal, well known author on humanitarian assistance in the Horn of Africa, explains why and how the current famine in Tigray region in Ethiopia has occurred. ...

United States

From 2005 to 2019, working-age veterans more likely to live in food-insecure households than similar nonveterans

May 27, 2021 by USDA ERS USDA ERS

Working-age veterans were 7.4 percent more likely to live in a food-insecure household than similar working-age nonveterans from 2005 to 2019, according to research by the USDA, Economic Research Service (ERS). ERS economists used food security data ...

United States

Mississippi Food Network receives $100K to address hunger in rural areas

May 24, 2021 by WJTV WJTV

The Mississippi Food Network announced it received $100,000 from The Humana Foundation to assist with mobile food pantries in Clarke, Jasper and Kemper counties. The funds will be used to help the food bank improve access to nutritious food by provid...

Agriculture & Nutrition

Opinion: Why reinvent the wheel on food security and nutrition?

May 22, 2021 by Jennifer Clapp, Martin Cole, Thanawat Tiensin Devex

With preparations for the United Nations’ upcoming Food Systems Summit in full swing, ...

Global

Recognizing Aquaculture “Pond to Pot” as a Food Security Game-Changer for Many

May 19, 2021 by Lydia Sasu Farm Journal

The winner of this year’s World Food Prize has dedicated her life to this concept [pond to pot], as she promotes the best practices for raising small fish and making sure those excellent sources of protein, calcium, iron and more are easily availab...

Americas

Budding farmers eager to help with Jamaica’s food security

May 19, 2021 by Loop News Jamaica News

What started as an escape from the COVID-19 pandemic has blossomed into the rollout of a school-based farming club. The new Budding Farmers Grow Club is an agriculture-based extracurricular activity aimed at engaging children in discovering the in...

Africa

Make it look good - How perception adjustment for local foods can impact malnutrition in Nigeria

May 16, 2021 by Dara Ajala-Damisa Nigeria Health Watch

Increasing children's interest in eating local and traditional foods can increase their overall nutrition and health...

Africa

‘On bad days, we don’t eat’: Hunger grows for thousands displaced by conflict in Chad

May 17, 2021 by Zeinab Mohammed Salih The Guardian

The number of people having to leave their homes in the Lake Chad region of central Africa has more than doubled over the past year with agencies warning they are struggling to feed people....

United States

If Congress can't work together to address child hunger we're doomed

May 12, 2021 by Lyndon Haviland The Hill

Opinion piece by Lyndon Haviland, DrPH, MPH, a distinguished scholar at the CUNY School of Public Health and Health Policy....

Africa

In Africa, 64% more people became food-insecure in last five years: Report

May 11, 2021 by Kiran Pandey Down to Earth

Some 64 per cent more people in Africa became food-insecure between 2016 and 2020, with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic expected to make matters worse, according to a recently released report....

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