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Food security projected to improve for 76 low- and middle-income countries by 2031

by USDA ERS Charts of Note August 2, 2021

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) ...

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

by Lydia Sasu Farm Journal May 19, 2021

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 available for families as part of a balanced and nutritio...

UNICEF warns about food crisis in the world

by UNICEF Prensa Latina May 10, 2021

Nearly 20 million people faced food crises in 2020 due to a toxic combination of conflict, climate change and Covid-19 pandemic, UNICEF warned....

Acute food insecurity soars to five-year high warns Global Report on Food Crises

by World Food Programme YubaNet.com May 6, 2021

The number of people facing acute food insecurity and needing urgent life and livelihood-saving assistance has hit a five-year high in 2020 in countries beset by food crises...

Stalked by death: How rising food insecurity is killing war-torn Yemen’s children

by Jane Ferguson PBS News Hour May 5, 2021

Nearly seven years of war in Yemen have produced the world's most dire humanitarian catastrophe. Millions are starving and have little in the way of medical care....

25 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

by Alison Mountford StopFoodWaste.org April 28, 2021

For #StopFoodWasteDay here are more tips to reduce food waste...

The US food system creates hunger and debt – but there is another way

by Michael Fakhri The Guardian April 24, 2021

Michael Fakhri, the UN special rapporteur on the right to food, says the US food system is built on injustices but there is hope where people are prioritizing the right to food...

‘No food in the fridge’: A gruelling Ramadan in Lebanon

by Kareem Chehayeb Al Jazeera April 19, 2021

Aid groups are struggling to feed thousands of vulnerable families in Lebanon amid highest food inflation in the world....

Normal Borlaug

Documentary Looks Back at Norman Borlaug’s Career

by March 28, 2021

A recent documentary available from the Public Broadcast System (PBS) and WGBH "The Man Who Tried to Feed the World" (2020) briefly surveys the motivations and achievem...

World Food Prize Laureates Appeal for Greater US Leadership to End World Hunger

by Lawrence Haddad World Food Prize Laureates, February 25, 2021

Lawrence Haddad, who shared last year's World Food Price with David Nabarro appeals to the United States to lead in ending World Hunger and Malnutrition with Four Calls to Action. 1) Re-establish American leadership to end global hunger and malnutrition, 2) Play a strong leadership role in the upcom...