Tag: Food Security

MSc Global Food Security and Nutrition | The University of Edinburgh

Global food security and nutrition is one of the biggest problems facing our planet. According to the World Food Programme, approximately 800 million people worldwide are undernourished and there has been a worrying increase in recent years, while nearly two billion are overweight or obese. In countries like the UK and the USA, one third…


Research Roundtable: Sustaining Nutrition Policy through Presidential Transitions

Hello, welcome to Research Roundtable! I’m Annette Brown, Principal Economist here at FHI 360. I’m here today with my colleague Jessica Escobar-Alegria. Jessica and her co-authors, Edward Frongillo and Christine Blake, published some research called “Sustainability of food and nutrition security policy during presidential transitions.” They published this in Food Policy in 2019 and Jessica…


Action Against Hunger Canada – Generation Nutrition

for almost 40 years across more than 50 countries action against hunger has led the global fight to end hunger but in 2017 our organization decided it was time to look at ways to address some of the hunger challenges here at home about 4 million Canadians which is more than 12% of Canadian households…


The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition – Sharing knowledge, supporting action.

hunger and malnutrition keep millions of people from living healthy and active lives the Global Forum on food security and nutrition or FSN forum connects people and institutions who are determined to change this since 2007 the FSM forum has been an open inclusive online platform to share ideas and knowledge and to develop capacities…


WorldFish TV SPOT on Small Fish and Nutrition

Ours is a fish-land, We enjoy eating fish, ‘mola’, ‘dhela’, ‘chela’, ‘darkina’, Father buys small fish, we know, Give us small fish, mother, Ours is a fish-land! We need proper nutrition in childhood, We enjoy and eat small fishes as they are very tasty, Mother ate small fish when she was pregnant, Even now, when…


Peanut Butter! Nutritious and Good Business (Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition in Mozambique)

Mozambique produces lots of peanuts. So why doesn’t anyone eat peanut butter? Mozambique exports peanuts but imports peanut butter. This makes no sense. Imported peanut butter is expensive. Most Mozambicans can’t afford it. Xikhaba peanut butter company is changing the situation. This family business produces local peanut butter, creating nutritious food and jobs. Over 70…


Nutrition North Canada’s point-of-sale system

Buying groceries in the North can be expensive for isolated communities that must rely on food being flown in. The Nutrition North Canada program helps make food like meat, milk, cereals, fruit and vegetables more affordable for you and your family, when buying food from a registered retailer with the program. From now on, when…