food security

How Partnerships Can Respond to Rising Food Insecurity

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The number of people suffering from food insecurity continues to rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is especially true for households with young children. In fact, current research shows that more than 17 percent of children in the United States now lack sufficient food. Feed the Children is working closely with community organizations, individual donors, and companies like Herbalife Nutrition to help ensure vulnerable families and communities don’t go hungry.

The Path to Zero Hunger Includes Empowering Women

Empowering Women Can Reduce Global Hunger
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Women make up 60% of the 821 million people who are food insecure globally. The reasons why women suffer more acutely from hunger are rooted in several complex and often interwoven issues, including culture, gender inequity, access to resources, education and more.

By focusing on solutions that include gender equity and women empowerment, greater impact can be made to reduce malnutrition, food insecurity and hunger. By ensuring women have access to critical resources, global rates of hunger can be significantly reduced by up to 150 million people. 

Reducing Food Waste and Food Insecurity One Meal at a Time

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Based in Oakland, California, Replate is a nonprofit with a mission to reduce food waste and food insecurity through its food recovery system. Replate’s technology platform makes it easy for companies to schedule on-demand pickups for their surplus food. Their food rescuers bring donated food to people of all ages and backgrounds who are experiencing food insecurity.

Team Rubicon Announces the COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program in Collaboration with Patient Advocate Foundation and Funded by the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation

Program will provide urgently needed assistance for immunocompromised individuals impacted by COVID-19
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LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/-- Team Rubicon (TR), in collaboration with Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF), has announced “The COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program”. The program will provide assistance to immunocompromised patients living with cancer, multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis whose ability to access or afford food and other nutritional needs is at risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nashville Food Project Provides Groceries, Pay to Hospitality Workers in Need

Piedmont Natural Gas helps food community support each other after tornadoes and COVID-19 closures
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The Nashville Food Project found a way to support struggling farmers and restaurant staff after March tornadoes ripped through downtown and as the pandemic keeps the city’s usual crowds away. 

Mitigating Coronavirus Risks in Food Processing and Handling Facilities

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By Heena Patel, SCS Global Services

With the food industry on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic, mitigating risk of exposure to the coronavirus in the workplace is crucial. Companies involved in every part of the food supply chain – from food production and processing to handling, distribution and retail – are stepping up to do their part.

Food Security - You Can't Build Peace on Empty Stomachs

By Matthias Berninger, SVP Public Affairs & Sustainability at Bayer
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Almost 50 years ago, the Nobel prize committee sent a strong signal to the world, underpinning the social value of agriculture. Norman Borlaug (1914-2009) – the father of the so-called “green revolution”, a scientist who invented disease-resistant wheat and saved millions from starvation – was awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970.

Mars Looks Ahead: Which Trends Will Shape 2020?

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The world is changing at a tremendous pace, consumer needs are evolving and we face significant challenges - from the rapidly shifting media landscape to climate change.

Food of World Brings Hope to Africa Through Protein Bars

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The inspirational Food of World (FFW) project, carried out with the support of New Holland Construction, a construction brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI/ MI: CNH), has set out to start a humanitarian initiative that has the potential to help thousands of people across Africa.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee Awards $100,000 Grant to Inga Foundation

Feeding the Soil that Feeds Families on #WorldSoilDay
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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to The Inga Foundation for their "Land for Life" program. The model offers families in Honduras (and all of the humid tropics as there are 300+ native Inga species) increased soil fertility with no chemical fertilizers/pesticides/herbicides or heavy equipment--ensuring good harvests, long-term food security and improved income potential, on the same plot of land--without the need to slash and burn fresh land. The model regenerates steep, degraded, and abandoned land called "sterile" by the families.

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to The Inga Foundation for their "Land for Life" program. The model offers families in Honduras (and all of the humid tropics as there are 300+ native Inga species) increased soil fertility with no chemical fertilizers/pesticides/herbicides or heavy equipment--ensuring good harvests, long-term food security and improved income potential, on the same plot of land--without the need to slash and burn fresh land. The model regenerates steep, degraded, and abandoned land called "sterile" by the families.

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