Community-Based Food Rescue Programs Providing a Solution to Hunger and Food Waste

Nov 02, 15 Community-Based Food Rescue Programs Providing a Solution to Hunger and Food Waste

Posted by in Zero Food Waste

With nearly 40 percent of all edible food in the US is wasted, and 50 million Americans going hungry, Table to Table works by rescuing this fresh, nutritious food that would otherwise be discarded. The food rescue program provides an effective and efficient solution to hunger, while addressing the growing problem of food waste in...

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How Climate Change Threatens Zambia’s Already Fragile Nutrition Record

Nov 02, 15 How Climate Change Threatens Zambia’s Already Fragile Nutrition Record

Posted by in All Food Systems Sustainable

“Children who are undernourished suffer from a number of short and long term consequences. It is the long term effects that we are seriously worried of; poor development of the brain, leading to poor performance in school and even reduced productivity later in life.”  According to the World Food Programme’s 2015...

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EU schoolkids build food waste charter includes doggy bags and free food

Nov 02, 15 EU schoolkids build food waste charter includes doggy bags and free food

Posted by in Zero Food Waste

The European Charter against food waste was just presented at Milan Expo 2015, two weeks before the end of the six-month-long world’s fair which was focused on feeding the world. Drafted by over 40 schools across seven European countries, and with advice from 50 municipal governments, it outlines concrete actions for cutting food...

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Africa: Synergies Needed for Food Security

Nov 02, 15 Africa: Synergies Needed for Food Security

Posted by in Access and Healthy Diets

Mohamed AgBendech, Senior Nutrition Officer at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and a member of the Global Nutrition Report Independent Expert Group, was in Uganda last week for the official launch. He gave some insights to Sam Okwakol about the prevailing nutrition issues: Q: The Global Nutrition Report...

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The 6th Africa Day of Food and Nutrition Security kicks off in Uganda

Nov 01, 15 The 6th Africa Day of Food and Nutrition Security kicks off in Uganda

Posted by in End rural poverty

From 28-30 October 2015, the Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS) was commemorated with continental level celebrations held in Uganda. The 6th ADFNS gave a special focus to women under the theme “Empowering Our Women, Securing Our Food, Improving Our Nutrition”, in line with the declaration by the African Union of...

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