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Zero Hunger in Jeopardy: What We Can Do to Bring Hunger to an End

Herbalife Nutrition discusses global hunger and steps we can take to reduce hunger
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One of our most basic human needs is to feel safe and secure. Nearly three billion individuals can not afford a healthy diet and 1 in 10 individuals are experiencing severe food insecurity. We are experiencing a threat to our food security through the impact of decreasing access to nutritious food. After decades of steady decline, world hunger has slowly been on the rise since 2015. Today, two billion people worldwide do not have regular access to sufficient, nutritious food, according to the United Nation’s State of Food Insecurity 2020 (SOFI) report.

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Three Innovations Leading the Fight to Save the World's Forests

Inga Trees is one of three winners in Uplink Trillion Trees Challenge
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Inga Foundation, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's $100,000 NextGen Committee Grant in 2019, has just been announced as one of three winners of the UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge at the World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit.

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Inga Foundation, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's $100,000 NextGen Committee Grant in 2019, has just been announced as one of three winners of the UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge at the World Economic Forum's Sustainable Development Impact Summit.

Black & Veatch 'Experts on Demand' Service to Offer Food & Beverage, Biotechnology and Bioenergy Expertise

Micro-consulting platform taps NextGen Ag experts to help clients drive sustainability across operations
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A growing global population and impacts from climate change are challenging the world’s food supply chain, making the future of food, beverage and agriculture sectors more exciting – or unknown.

Bayer Launches Large-scale Pre-launch Trial of New Tomato Varieties with Resistance to Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV)

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  • The trials, which begin late September in Mexico, will target two varieties of Roma tomatoes which show little or no symptoms of ToBRFV.
  • Developing these varieties aligns with Bayer’s commitment to provide fruit and vegetable seeds from its Seminis and De Ruiter brands which help growers combat the challenges they face each season.

 

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  • The trials, which begin late September in Mexico, will target two varieties of Roma tomatoes which show little or no symptoms of ToBRFV.
  • Developing these varieties aligns with Bayer’s commitment to provide fruit and vegetable seeds from its Seminis and De Ruiter brands which help growers combat the challenges they face each season.

 

Chrysalis: Partnering to End Hunger Through Dignifying Jobs

Herbalife Nutrition partners with Chrysalis to help address the needs of communities
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Hunger is not a one-size-fits-all problem. Hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition are driven by complex factors and needs vary from community to community. In Los Angeles, those experiencing homelessness are particularly vulnerable to hunger and food insecurity, even more so due to the effects of the pandemic.

The Hunger Project: Partnering to Create Solutions That Bring Hunger Down to Zero

By Jim Goodman, Senior Director, Major Gifts and Planned Giving, The Hunger Project
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Chronic hunger is not just about food: it is a phenomenon linked to the rights of women and girls, income opportunities, health, education, social justice, the environment, and climate change.

At the heart of all these issues is one thing: people.

World Hunger Day, commemorated on May 28th, is a time to highlight the critical need for sustainable solutions to hunger and poverty and to inspire everyone to be a part of the answer.

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.

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