When children do not get enough iron in their food, the results are heartbreaking. They are slower to acquire language, struggle with short-term memory, have poor attention spans and ultimately do less well at school.
The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns, which combined with climate change is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity to feed itself.
There’s too much misinformation about the U.S. government’s food stamp scheme. So after some investigation, here are some facts about the benefit, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
The dirt beneath our feet is getting poorer and on many farms worldwide, there is less and less of it.
At least once a day, Matthew Nordon drives by the Little Free Pantry in Lexington Park, Md.
NEW DELHI — Sunita Devi is huddled with about 20 women in a primary health care center in Gervani village, in the central state of Chhattisgarh in India. She’s anemic and pregnant, and she has questions for the health worker: “When will my anemia go away? Will my child be born anemic too? What can I do to avoid malnutrition in my child?”
Humanitarian assistance is too siloed, inefficient and expensive to achieve lasting impact for billions of people in need
One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost half of all child deaths across the continent, an Addis Ababa-based thinktank has warned.
A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia was awarded the 2019 World Food Prize on Monday.
A new report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.