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Innovative ways to improve access to food resources

 
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Food

Food Doesn’t Grow in Silicon Valleys

A focus on innovation can be an impediment to genuine progress in the food system.

By Rufo Quintavalle | 18 | Mar. 12, 2014
 

Food

The Ethiopian Approach to Food Security

How one African country is changing how we feed the world.

By Khalid Bomba & Dan Glickman | 1 | Jan. 31, 2014
 

Food

Remaking the Food System

Investors and philanthropists must work together to generate more ecologically responsible and locally grown food for more people.

By Don Shaffer | 2 | Sep. 30, 2013
 

Economic Development

Poverty’s New Home

Poverty is growing in US suburbs, but for service providers, does it matter where the poor live?

 

Food

The Last Hunger Season

One Acre Fund's Andrew Youn: "Agriculture is the fundamental humanitarian challenge of our time."

By Roger Thurow | 1 | Sep. 19, 2012
 
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Food

Food Security 3.0

The environment is the fifth pillar of international food security.

By Rufo Quintavalle | 6 | Aug. 24, 2012
 
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Food

Regionalizing US Food Systems

Exploring the role of regional models—takeaways from the University of Vermont’s first-ever food systems summit.

By Cynthia Belliveau | 2 | Aug. 23, 2012
 
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Nonprofits

Giving Wisely When Time is of the Essence

The importance of a nonprofit’s impact when choosing where to donate, and the top high-impact organizations working in international emergency response.

By Erinn Andrews | Jul. 23, 2012
 

Food

How Businesses Can Increase Food Access for the Poor

Hybrid approaches present an opportunity to achieve both greater social impact as well as greater business benefits.

 
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Global Issues

Rio+20: Is a $513 Billion Down Payment Enough?

Advances in reducing poverty, environmental protection, and other global issues threaten the status quo—a report from Rio+20.

By Jigar Shah | Jul. 2, 2012