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United States

Food insecurity, demand on Syracuse University pantries rise due to pandemic’s financial tolls

September 8, 2020 by Maggie Hicks The Daily Orange

Now that in-person instruction has resumed at Syracuse University, Syeisha Byrd expects the number of students who access on-campus food pantries to increase. The South Campus food pantry served 158 students in April, a spike that decreased to 35 ...

U.S. Hunger Pictures

Hunger in America; A Photographic Journey through America

September 3, 2020 by Brenda Ann Kenneally, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc and Tim Arango, Photos by Amy Kellner and Rory Walsh New York Times Magazine

The New York Times Magazine has put together a photographic journey visiting families affected by hunger during this Coronavirus Pandemic....

United States

Building a Black Food Sovereignty Movement in Baltimore

August 25, 2020 by Katie Howell Food Tank

Based in Baltimore, Maryland, the Black Yield Institute is a Pan-African power institution working toward Black land and food sovereignty. With self-determination as a guiding principle, Black Yield Institute works to bring together Black institution...

Global

Beirut port blast accelerates separate crisis: Hunger

August 24, 2020 by Amy Lieberman Devex

The explosion in Beirut in early August has amplified another, relatively new crisis in Lebanon: rapidly rising rates of food insecurity...

Africa

Burkina Faso Faces Acute Food Security Crisis During Pandemic

August 24, 2020 by Joint Press Release, FAO/WFP Food and Agriculture Organization and World Food Program

In a recent analysis of the food security situation by the United Nations, it was reported on 21 August that 3.3 million people will experience acute food insecurity in Burkina Faso this current "lean season", a 50% rise since March of this year. ...

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Blast puts Lebanon at Risk for Widespread Food Crisis

August 16, 2020 by Nazih Osseiran and Raja Abdulrahim Wall Street Journal

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Americas

Census shows more Americans are going hungry during Coronavirus Pandemic

August 16, 2020 by David Harrison Wall Street Journal

Census Data shows that more Americans are going hungry as a result of the Corona virus pandemic, expiring benefits, and rising economic instability....

Global

E-book: COVID-19 and Global Food Security

August 12, 2020 by CGIAR CGIAR

New e-book compiles a selection of entries from the @IFPRI blog series on ...

Africa

Podcast: Why the energy and food nexus is critical in refugee context

August 12, 2020 by Susan Onyango World Agroforestry Center

The World Agroforestry Center presents a podcast which highlights the importance of working with both refugees and their host communities to ensure best practices are deployed to produce food and cooking energy sustainably in the landscape....

August 11, 2020

Books & Media Reviews

A Biblical Surge of Miscommunication

On Language: In the popular media, including otherwise-intelligent talking heads and world leaders have invented new pretentious, uses for words that have little actual meaning.  Chief among these are:  "surge," "spike", "epicenter" and...

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