#Food and Hunger

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Double Africa’s Food Insecurity, World Food Programme Chief Warns

    COVID-19 Could Double Africa’s Food Insecurity, World Food Programme Chief Warns

    June 1, 2020

    The number of people who are on the verge of starvation has already risen to 135 million. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Exposes the Challenges of Ending World Hunger, UN Says

    COVID-19 Exposes the Challenges of Ending World Hunger, UN Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 29, 2020

    Amid the pandemic, food banks have run short and farmers have dumped milk they could not sell. Read more

  • Article: A Group of College Students Has Delivered Nearly 240,000 Pounds of Food to Food Banks

    A Group of College Students Has Delivered Nearly 240,000 Pounds of Food to Food Banks

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 13, 2020

    FarmLink pays farm workers and truckers to deliver surplus food to food banks. Read more

  • Article: The Number of Hungry Australians Has Spiked to Unprecedented Levels Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The Number of Hungry Australians Has Spiked to Unprecedented Levels Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Madeleine Keck|May 7, 2020

    The widespread loss of jobs and economic shock means many are struggling to afford groceries. Read more

  • Article: Canadian Stars Help Raise $6 Million for Food Banks  During Stronger Together Broadcast

    Canadian Stars Help Raise $6 Million for Food Banks During Stronger Together Broadcast

    By Meg Black|April 27, 2020

    The broadcast event included Global Citizens like Alessia Cara, Céline Dion, and Serge Ibaka. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Double the Number of People Suffering From Acute Hunger: UN Report

    COVID-19 Could Double the Number of People Suffering From Acute Hunger: UN Report

    By Catherine Caruso  and  Tanja Koch|April 22, 2020

    Nearly 265 million people are at risk of starving. Read more

  • Article: Children Lend Help to Kenyan Farmers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    Children Lend Help to Kenyan Farmers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 20, 2020

    As outbreak closes schools, Kenyan farming families welcome help on the land from young people. Read more

  • Article: 'One World: Together At Home': Meet Some of Our COVID-19 Regional Response Partners
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    'One World: Together At Home': Meet Some of Our COVID-19 Regional Response Partners

    By Joe McCarthy|April 13, 2020

    They’re helping local communities affected by the pandemic. Read more