#food insecurity

  • Article: Canada Just Pledged $1.5 Million to Help Low-Income Communities Access Fresh Produce

    Canada Just Pledged $1.5 Million to Help Low-Income Communities Access Fresh Produce

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 15, 2020

    The funding will go to an initiative that offers prescriptions for produce, among other things. 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: Avocados and Coffee Are Increasing the Risk of Global Food Insecurity: Study

    Avocados and Coffee Are Increasing the Risk of Global Food Insecurity: Study

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|July 11, 2019

    Demand in Western countries for these foods is forcing farmers around the world to monocrop. Read more

  • Article: 'Little Free Pantries' Pop Up Around the World to Help People Who Can't Afford Food

    'Little Free Pantries' Pop Up Around the World to Help People Who Can't Afford Food

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 8, 2019

    Food insecurity affects over 4 million people living in Canada. Read more

  • Article: North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day

    North Korea Cuts Food Rations to Just 11 Ounces Per Day

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2019

    More than 10.1 million people face severe food insecurity. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Activists Say #WeCannotIgnore 1 Million Hungry People

    Kenyan Activists Say #WeCannotIgnore 1 Million Hungry People

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 20, 2019

    The number of Kenyans in need of food aid has risen by almost 70% to 1.1 million since August. Read more

  • Article: Outbreak of Fall Armyworm Threatens Zimbabwe's Food Security: UN

    Outbreak of Fall Armyworm Threatens Zimbabwe's Food Security: UN

    From Voice of America|March 8, 2019

    More than 5 million people in Zimbabwe are already in need of food assistance. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Calls Out Global Food Inequity in Powerful Speech

    Pope Francis Calls Out Global Food Inequity in Powerful Speech

    By Jerica DeckCarmen Singer  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 14, 2019

    One in nine people around the world are undernourished. Read more