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An Interview with David Nabarro

by WHES November 7, 2019

Margie Ferris Morris and Peter Morris interviewed Dr. David Nabarro on a recent trip to Switzerland. David currently is the Founder and CEO of 4SD, a social enterprise based in Geneva. He has been a long-time advocate of nutrition and food security issues and was the recipient of the 2018 World ...

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Healthy diet means a healthy planet, study shows

by Damian Carrington The Guardian October 29, 2019

Healthier food choices almost always benefit environment as well, according to analysis ...

In photos: Finding food on the front line of climate change

by Charlotte Hodges The Independent October 20, 2019

Niger is one of the driest climates on earth. Yuk Sugiura's powerful pictures capture how its people are living amidst a silent hunger crisis...

The many faces of global hunger – in pictures

by Chris de Bode, Abbie Trayler-Smith and Nora Lorek The Guardian October 16, 2019

Three award-winning photographers capture what hunger looks like around the world...

One in three young children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF

by Al Jazeera Al Jazeera October 14, 2019

Report finds 149 million children four or younger suffer stunting and that malnutrition costs the world $3.5tr yearly....

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A Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World

by Andrew Jacobs New York Times October 10, 2019

When the Indian government bowed to powerful food companies last year and postponed its decision to put red warning labels on unhealthy packaged food, officials also sought to placate critics of the delay by creating an expert panel to review the proposed labeling system, which would have gone far b...

Eight Innovations Ending Food Loss

by Colton Fagundes Food Tank September 9, 2019

Food Tank highlights eight ways that innovators are solving the issue of post-harvest food loss in developing countries....

Public health movement leader David Sanders dies at 74

by Scroll Staff Sroll.in September 2, 2019

Sanders, who worked mainly in Zimbabwe and South Africa, influenced the public health movement in India significantly....

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Pub landlord gives away 100 free meals a day to children facing holiday hunger

by Basit Mahmood Metro August 18, 2019

A pub in Keynsham, Somerset, UK, has decided to give away 100 free meals a day to hungry children, in an attempt to help poor families during the summer holidays....

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Climate Change Threatens the World’s Food Supply, United Nations Warns

by Christopher Flavelle The New York Times August 8, 2019

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....