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WORLD FOOD DAY OCTOBER 16, 2021

by FAO FAO October 16, 2021

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 act on ways to contribute to a more food secure worl...

Veterans Day Lessons for Current Livelihood Crisis

by November 11, 2020

Veteran’s Day commemorates the many millions of American soldiers who returned home from wars with uncertainty about their futures and livelihoods.  Veterans have faced an extended transition period as unemployed workers seeking to enter an often transforming economy.  A prime example was at the...

Preventing Famine – Interview with WFP Deputy Chief, Valerie Guarnieri

by UN News United Nations News September 26, 2020

In this important interview, the Deputy Chief for the U.N. World Food Programme, Valerie Guarnieri, warns of the ramifications of the CoVid-19 pandemic, climate change, and the need for political will by states and private contributions to prevent famine in the near future. Ms. Guarnieri, a seasone...

Blast puts Lebanon at Risk for Widespread Food Crisis

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

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Peter Morris, Nutritionist and Long-term USAID Expert Leads WHES

by August 3, 2020

The editorial staff of World Hunger Education Service recently sat down and interviewed Peter Morris for his insights about progress in international aid, hunger, nutrition and pandemics.  Mr. M...

World Public Health Nutrition Association Offers $10,000 Prize in Writing Contest

by World Public Health Nutrition Association wphna.org July 31, 2020

WPHNA Article Writing Contest for its journal, World Nutrition. No cost to enter. Deadline February 10, 2021. Winners will be chosen for Africa, Asia, the Pacific, Latin America, North America, and Europe. See wphna.org ...

José Andrés Helps the Nats Turn D.C.’s Baseball Stadium Into a Community Kitchen

by Tierney Plumb DC Eater April 7, 2020

World Central Kitchen will prepare thousands of free meals at Nationals Park...

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....

Some food stamp recipients may soon lose access to farmers market benefits

by Jane Black and Leah Douglas Washington Post July 9, 2018

Across the US, recipients of USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - sometimes referred to as food stamps - are able to get more by shopping at farmers markets, where the value of their benefits is matched or supplemented by other funds. But a technical issue with the payment proce...

This App Delivers Leftover Food To The Hungry, Instead Of To The Trash

by Ben Paynter Fast Company May 6, 2018

Goodr has created an ap that has diverted nearly a million pounds of food in Atlanta from landfills–and into kitchens.  Goodr is a food-waste management company that redirects surplus food from businesses to nonprofits that can share it with those who are food insecure....