On Oct 21, 2013, I listened to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva’s call for innovative thinking to measure and cut global food loss and waste as a way to help the fight against hunger. I was struck by the numbers: the waste of a staggering 1.3 billion tons of food every year not only [...]
An anti-hunger advocacy group in the U.S., Bread for the World, released its 2014 Hunger Report titled “Ending Hunger in America” on November 25. The report calls on President Obama to commit to ending hunger in America and to work with Congress to develop a plan to achieve the goal within 10-15 years, by 2030. [...]
Last December, Oxfam published 23 essays from expert contributors each day for two weeks in an online discussion blog. Just recently, Oxfam compiled these essays into one final report. The organization found that while experts hotly debated on some issues, they also resoundingly agreed on others.