The Ethiopian entrepreneur Sara Menker founded Gro Intelligence, which uses artificial intelligence to forecast global agricultural trends and battle food insecurity.
At a party meeting, Mr. Kim made little mention of the United States or South Korea. Instead, he promised to “completely solve the food problem.”
An estimated 22.8 million people — more than half the country’s population — are expected to face potentially life-threatening food insecurity this winter. Many are already on the brink of catastrophe.
Afghanistan’s economy has crashed since the Taliban seized power, plunging the country into one of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
A New Jersey program that partners nonprofit organizations with restaurants is helping people and small businesses stay afloat during the pandemic.
Many households are being forced to adjust their shopping lists or seek assistance. But food banks, too, are feeling the pinch.
In a place where many go hungry, widely shared videos capture a clash between the authorities and one of thousands of unlicensed peddlers.
The couple behind Carversville Farm believe that everyone deserves high-quality food, so they donate most of theirs to kitchens feeding the neediest in Philadelphia.
The international community pledged more than $1 billion in emergency funding as Afghans already unsure of where their next meal will come from risk running out of food just as winter sets in.
Despite the economic downturn, government figures for 2020 show no overall rise in hunger of the sort typical in past recessions. But some groups still suffered.
The group has long tapped underground banks and opium to fund Afghanistan’s insurgency. Fixing the nation’s problems will require a lot more than that.
Facing immense challenges in a devastated country, and a hard transition from war to administration, the Islamist movement is preparing to name a new, theocratic government.
The rallies, widely viewed as astonishing for a country that limits dissent, were set off by economic crises worsened by the pandemic.
Kim Jong-un said addressing food insecurity was “a top priority” in the country, where millions died in a famine during the ’90s.
An empire for feeding the hungry started with one woman and some sandwiches.
Researchers found that sharp declines in food shortages, financial instability and anxiety coincided with the two most recent rounds of payments.
An army of “food rescuers” in New York try to make the best of an inherently wasteful grocery system.
Tens of millions of Brazilians are facing hunger or food insecurity as the country’s Covid-19 crisis drags on, killing thousands of people every day.
The Democratic primary that will likely determine the next mayor is fast approaching, and the race is heating up among top contenders.
Hunger activists are using phrases like ‘warehouse optimization’ and ‘streamlined inventory management.’
As millions of Americans lack enough to eat, the administration is rapidly increasing aid — with an eye toward a permanent safety net expansion.
Fatigue among donors and workers is a concern.
The country’s currency has sunk to a new low against the dollar, sending prices for once affordable foods soaring out of reach.
In the mutual aid and stewardship of an earlier generation of American farmers, there might be hope for our own communities.
In France and across Europe, more students are facing food insecurity as the pandemic enters its second year, and job cuts in their families take a widening toll.
They’re committed not just to securing better meals for everyone, but to dismantling the very structures that have long exploited both workers and consumers.
For Kathryn Stewart, a struggling single mother in Michigan, the past year showed how much safety net programs can help — and how the nation’s fickleness about them can add confusion and uncertainty to fear and worry.
What began as an emergency measure in the pandemic’s early days has turned into a long-term business plan that could help many kitchens keep running.
Lawmakers, including at least one Republican, are focused on providing monthly payments to help families with children make ends meet.
New school meal standards? Help for small farmers? Maybe, but first the new administration has to deal with hunger, food safety and a diminished U.S.D.A.
Experts advise families to avoid blaming themselves and to look for opportunities to congratulate children for healthy behaviors and good decisions.
As the Biden administration proposes additional pandemic relief, nonprofit workers see a country facing a growing crisis.
Using a crisis to reduce child poverty and make America more truly a land of opportunity.
For several years, each year was the best in human history. Then 2020 came along.
A conversation about Christmas and faith’s role in building a “beloved community.”
Jacob Rees-Mogg said the agency should be ashamed of itself for providing free meals to 15,000 children in Britain, prompting a backlash.
Veterans are in a similar situation, hunger advocates and service organizations have found.
Without food security for all, the United States will never fully recover from the pandemic.
The “public charge” rule was supposed to ensure that green cards go only to self-sufficient immigrants, but in the pandemic, it is driving up hunger and leaving Joe Biden with a quandary.
The delicate proxy clash has pitted Democrats eager to emphasize issues like hunger and nutrition against traditionalists who believe the department should represent rural America.
Student-led mutual aid networks have raised tens of thousands of dollars to help peers cover basic costs of living.
The agency was awarded the prize for providing food assistance to millions around the world, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.
The country debates women’s honor inexhaustibly but pays little attention to the ferocious and imminent dangers of climate disasters.
Starvation again threatens war-afflicted Yemen, where the U.N. has halved food rations for lack of funding. “If we get the money, we still may have famine,” the head of the U.N. anti-hunger agency said.
Every child in N.Y.C. public schools was given a $420 benefits card. The well-off should use theirs to support food banks.
The pandemic has exacerbated the inequalities that already existed. These organizations are bridging the gap.
A pandemic of suffering follows on the heels of Covid-19 in poor countries, and children suffer most.
“Congress and the Trump administration must act immediately to flatten the curve on our hunger crisis and get our economy moving by making increased investments in SNAP,” a reader writes.
Worldwide, the population facing life-threatening levels of food insecurity is expected to double, to more than a quarter of a billion people.
The economic strain of the coronavirus pandemic has more Americans turning to food banks and charity for help feeding their families.