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This is a view of the most urgent hunger hotspots around the world. The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) used by the United Nations and International Aid Agencies consists of five levels of severity for food insecurity as follows: ...
Original Contribution by Sharmin Sultana Seeing a locust, one cannot imagine that a harmless member of the grasshopper family can become one of the world’s most devastating pests. Yet, in 2020, within just a few months locust swarms d...
Today is World Food Day - International World Food Day is celebrated on the date of the founding of the United Nation's Food and Agricultural Organization to highlight the issues of hunger and food access in the world. Take time today to think and ac...
USDA's Economic Research Service projects that food security will improve for many over the next 10 years in its most recent International Food Security Assessment (IFSA) ...
From 2005 to 2019, working-age veterans more likely to live in food-insecure households than similar nonveterans
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 ...
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
With preparations for the United Nations’ upcoming Food Systems Summit in full swing, ...
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...
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...
Desert Locusts Swarm in India – Worst in 27 Years
by Nobin Raja M. and Priya Ranganathan
Kerala State successful in fight against Corona Virus
by Laura Spinney
Opinion: Why reinvent the wheel on food security and nutrition?
by Jennifer Clapp, Martin Cole, Thanawat Tiensin
What About CORONA Virus and Food Safety?
by Lucia Anelich, Jeffrey M. Farber, Ryk Lues, and Valeria R. Perriera