#Food and Hunger

  • Article: You Can Now Buy a Goat in a Vending Machine for a Family in Need
    Citizenship

    You Can Now Buy a Goat in a Vending Machine for a Family in Need

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 1, 2017

    From now until Dec. 25, people in Salt Lake can easily donate everything from water to goats. Read more

  • Article: These 4 Baby Formula Brands Are Putting Profits Before Science, Warns Report
    AdvocacyFood & Hunger

    These 4 Baby Formula Brands Are Putting Profits Before Science, Warns Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 31, 2017

    New parents are being taken advantage of, a consumer watchdog warns. Read more

  • Article: World Hunger Is Rising Again as Conflicts and Famines Grow: Report
    Food & Hunger

    World Hunger Is Rising Again as Conflicts and Famines Grow: Report

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 17, 2017

    The number of hungry rose to 815 million in 2016, up from 777 million in 2015. Read more

  • Article: Africa Tops Global Hunger Index, Driven by War and Climate Shocks
    Food & Hunger

    Africa Tops Global Hunger Index, Driven by War and Climate Shocks

    Oct. 12, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women, girls and ethnic minorities are most at risk of hunger. Read more

  • Article: This Urban Street Farm Produces 25 Tons of Food and Employs the ‘Unemployable’
    Environment

    This Urban Street Farm Produces 25 Tons of Food and Employs the ‘Unemployable’

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 18, 2017

    Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is home to a street farm that helps the sometimes forgotten community. Read more

  • Article: 13-Year-Old Traded to Man for 50 Cattle as Child Marriages in South Sudan Rise
    Girls & Women

    13-Year-Old Traded to Man for 50 Cattle as Child Marriages in South Sudan Rise

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Aug. 29, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    9% of Sudanese girls are married by the age of 15, and 52% are married before their 18th birthday. Read more

  • Article: Syrian Schools Grow Edible Playgrounds to Boost Diets of Hungry Children
    Food & Hunger

    Syrian Schools Grow Edible Playgrounds to Boost Diets of Hungry Children

    Aug. 29, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The price of food has risen since the start of the war. Read more

  • Article: Hunger is Driving Central Americans to Cross The U.S. Border
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger is Driving Central Americans to Cross The U.S. Border

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Aug. 24, 2017

    Many of those trying to cross are under the age of 16. Read more