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Food

 

Innovative ways to improve access to food resources

 

Feeding Relationships

Social capital has enabled Second Harvest Japan to overcome cultural resistance to its operating model. Includes magazine extras.

 

Food Bank of Japan

Supplements to the article “Feeding Relationships

By SSIR Editors | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Scrappy Solutions

A new regulation in Massachusetts aims to direct food waste away from landfills and toward more productive uses.

 

In Aid of Conflict?

International food assistance can lead to a spike in the occurrence of armed conflict within a country.

 
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The Reciprocity Advantage: A New Way to Partner for Innovation and Growth

The Reciprocity Advantage: A New Way to Partner for Innovation and Growth offers lessons on using the competitive advantage of reciprocity to capitalize on partnerships and anticipate future disruptions.

By Bob Johansen & Karl Ronn | Sep. 24, 2014
 

Cultivating a Neglected Field

Seven lending organizations are teaming up to meet the large-scale needs of smallholder farms in the developing world.

 

The Paradox of Fair Trade

In 2011, a rift opened within the fair trade movement. What are the tensions that drove otherwise like-minded activists to form rival camps.

 

A Fresh Approach to Food Stamps

In some places, users of the US Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program can supplement their diet via community supported agriculture.

 
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Trading on Climate Change

Tanzania might benefit from unexpected trade opportunities resulting from climate change—but the country must enact policies to take advantage of them.

 
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The Last Hunger Season

In The Last Hunger Season, Roger Thurow shares the experience of a year in Africa with four smallholder farmers.

By Roger Thurow | Sep. 14, 2012