World Hunger Education Service - Hunger Notes

World Hunger Education Service - Hunger Notes Hunger Notes is an online publication of WHES that has been continuously published since 1976, beginning as a print publication. Since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that —educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world —advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem — facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions —promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.
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Mission: Since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that —educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world —advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem — facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions —promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.

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New post (Four Famine Hot Spots) has been published on World Hunger News
11/09/2020
Four Famine Hot Spots - World Hunger News

New post (Four Famine Hot Spots) has been published on World Hunger News

The World food Programme (WFP) and Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) have reported that Burkina Faso, Yemen, Nigeria’s Northeast and South Sudan are considered the top four famine hot spots.

USDA National Hunger Hotline
10/27/2020

USDA National Hunger Hotline

Do you have questions about P-EBT? We’re here to help! Call the Hunger Hotline at 866-348-6479 or 877-842-6273 for assistance.

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New post (England footballer raises funds for hungry children) has been published on World Hunger News
10/24/2020
England footballer raises funds for hungry children - World Hunger News

New post (England footballer raises funds for hungry children) has been published on World Hunger News

After the government declined to extend meal benefits for children, England and Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford began collecting donations from businesses and citizens.

New post (America is suffering its worst hunger crisis in decades. Here's how to fix the problem.) has been published on...
10/22/2020
America is suffering its worst hunger crisis in decades. Here's how to fix the problem. - World Hunger News

New post (America is suffering its worst hunger crisis in decades. Here's how to fix the problem.) has been published on World Hunger News

Mike Johanns, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 2005 to 2007; Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 2009 to 2017; and Dr. Rajiv J. Shah, administrator of U.S. Agency for International Development from 2010 to 2015, write in this opinion piece that there are key ways the U.S. should addres...

New post (World Food Day 2020) has been published on World Hunger News
10/16/2020
World Food Day 2020 - World Hunger News

New post (World Food Day 2020) has been published on World Hunger News

Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. The COVID-19 global health crisis has been a time to reflect on things we truly cherish and our most basic needs. These uncertain times have made many of us rekindle our appreciation for a thing that some take for granted and many go without: food. Food is the essen...

New post (SNAP benefit increase takes effect) has been published on World Hunger News
10/13/2020
SNAP benefit increase takes effect - World Hunger News

New post (SNAP benefit increase takes effect) has been published on World Hunger News

The previously announced 5.3% cost of living increase to the maximum benefit amounts for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) took effect Oct. 1st, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminded. As a result, SNAP households will likely see an increase in their benefits starting....

Congratulations to our friends at the World Food Programme on their Nobel Peace Prize!https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/...
10/13/2020
The Nobel Peace Prize 2020

Congratulations to our friends at the World Food Programme on their Nobel Peace Prize!
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/2020/summary/

The Nobel Peace Prize 2020 was awarded to World Food Programme (WFP) "for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict".

New post (New Assessment Finds that 1.6 million Households are Food Insecure in Liberia) has been published on World Hun...
10/13/2020
New Assessment Finds that 1.6 million Households are Food Insecure in Liberia - World Hunger News

New post (New Assessment Finds that 1.6 million Households are Food Insecure in Liberia) has been published on World Hunger News

A recent assessment of Liberia’s food security status, dubbed “Liberia Food Security Assessment,” finds that 1.6 million households in the country go to bed without any meal in a day. Three percent of the 1.3 million households, according to the assessment, are severely food insecure and 38 pe...

New post (Food Insecurity In The U.S. By The Numbers) has been published on World Hunger News
09/30/2020
Food Insecurity In The U.S. By The Numbers - World Hunger News

New post (Food Insecurity In The U.S. By The Numbers) has been published on World Hunger News

With COVID-19 continuing to spread, and millions of Americans still out of work, one of the nation’s most urgent problems has only grown worse: hunger.

New post (Preventing Famine - Interview with WFP Deputy Chief, Valerie Guarnieri) has been published on World Hunger New...
09/26/2020
Preventing Famine - Interview with WFP Deputy Chief, Valerie Guarnieri - World Hunger News

New post (Preventing Famine - Interview with WFP Deputy Chief, Valerie Guarnieri) has been published on World Hunger News

In this important interview, the Deputy Chief for the U.N. World Food Programme, Valerie Guarnieri, warns of the ramifications of the CoVid-19 pandemic, climate change, and the need for political will by states and private contributions to prevent famine in the near future. Ms. Guarnieri, a seasoned...

New post (Conflict Creates Hunger) has been published on World Hunger News
09/24/2020
Conflict Creates Hunger - World Hunger News

New post (Conflict Creates Hunger) has been published on World Hunger News

In Celebration of World Peace Day on 21 September, David Beasley, World Food Programme’s Executive Director stated that “We cannot end hunger until we end conflict”.

USDA National Hunger Hotline
09/14/2020

USDA National Hunger Hotline

We've created this resource to serve as a guide for #SNAP applicants.⁠

Please note that the application process varies state-by-state and this post serves as a general guide. The Hunger Hotline can help you locate your county's SNAP office, however we do not have access to cases and cannot assist with the application process.

Find the SNAP Document Verification Checklist here:https://fns-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/SNAP_SpecPop_DocChecklist.pdf

Access SNAP State Directory of Resources here: https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/state-directory

Learn more about SNAP here: https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program

Dr. André Bationo and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe Awarded the 2020 Africa Food Prize (AFP) | Africa Food Prize
09/13/2020
Dr. André Bationo and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe Awarded the 2020 Africa Food Prize (AFP) | Africa Food Prize

Dr. André Bationo and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe Awarded the 2020 Africa Food Prize (AFP) | Africa Food Prize

Kigali, Rwanda, September 11, 2020 – Dr. André Bationo and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe have been announced as the 2020 winners of the Africa Food Prize (AFP) for their exceptional contribution towards the promotion of food security across the continent. Dr. André Bationo, a researcher from Burkina F...

09/08/2020
Food insecurity, demand on Syracuse University pantries rise due to pandemic’s financial tolls - World Hunger News

New post (Food insecurity, demand on Syracuse University pantries rise due to pandemic’s financial tolls) has been published on World Hunger News

Now that in-person instruction has resumed at Syracuse University, Syeisha Byrd expects the number of students who access on-campus food pantries to increase. The South Campus food pantry served 158 students in April, a spike that decreased to 35 students monthly for the rest of the summer. But now....

08/25/2020
Building a Black Food Sovereignty Movement in Baltimore - World Hunger News

New post (Building a Black Food Sovereignty Movement in Baltimore) has been published on World Hunger News

Based in Baltimore, Maryland, the Black Yield Institute is a Pan-African power institution working toward Black land and food sovereignty. With self-determination as a guiding principle, Black Yield Institute works to bring together Black institutions and Black-owned businesses to define and govern....

08/24/2020
Burkina Faso Faces Acute Food Security Crisis During Pandemic - World Hunger News

New post (Burkina Faso Faces Acute Food Security Crisis During Pandemic) has been published on World Hunger News

In a recent analysis of the food security situation by the United Nations, it was reported on 21 August that 3.3 million people will experience acute food insecurity in Burkina Faso this current “lean season”, a 50% rise since March of this year.

08/13/2020
E-book: COVID-19 and Global Food Security - World Hunger News

New post (E-book: COVID-19 and Global Food Security) has been published on World Hunger News

New e-book compiles a selection of entries from the @IFPRI blog series on #COVID19, providing a comprehensive picture of the current & potential impact of the pandemic & policy responses for food and #nutrition security

08/12/2020
Podcast: Why the energy and food nexus is critical in refugee context - World Hunger News

New post (Podcast: Why the energy and food nexus is critical in refugee context) has been published on World Hunger News

The World Agroforestry Center presents a podcast which highlights the importance of working with both refugees and their host communities to ensure best practices are deployed to produce food and cooking energy sustainably in the landscape.

New post (A Biblical Surge of Mis-Communication) has been published on World Hunger News
08/11/2020
A Biblical Surge of Miscommunication - World Hunger News

New post (A Biblical Surge of Mis-Communication) has been published on World Hunger News

On Language In the popular media, including otherwise-intelligent talking heads and world leaders have invented new pretentious, uses for words that have little actual meaning. Chief among these are: “surge,” “spike”, “epicenter” and “biblical.” Taking the last of these to start: the...

08/04/2020
State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) Report 2020 - World Hunger News

New post (State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) Report 2020) has been published on World Hunger News

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World is an annual report prepared by FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO to inform on progress towards ending hunger, achieving food security and improving nutrition and to provide in depth analysis on key challenges for achieving this goal in the context....

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Those at the front line of hunger are the vulnerable and the less privileged in any society !!!!!
Lets all get on this!!!
poverty hunger August 2017 Resultant of the lack of soil, that in turn leads to mass desertification Well planned grow sustained soil https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbI8YZmBP8g . Field proven, support simple crops year 2, all aspects funded under UNFCCC COP3 100year CO2 offset trade. The Nature/Science transferable. Robert Vincin *Recipient Genghis Kahn Peace medal 2008 teaching growing soil roof of the world. *Appointed Expert Consultant Beijing Environment Exchange 2009 * Recipient Global Energy Award Foundation 2017 award June-5-2017 (Honour to Join list of World’ Leaders) *Invited UNCCD 2017 Land for Life Award
The worst humanitarian Crisis The World address 1 issue at a time, based on, the $$$ movement where as, well planned the increasing CO2 build-up, expanding drought, poverty, mass migration, desertification can be address simultaneously following Natures” long established proven protocol. Equally well planned all self -funded and all by 2020-25 a field proven meeting UNFCCC COP3 100year Science Nature Protocol. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbI8YZmBP8g .Lower mass CO2 to become soil, soil-carbon (like that bird dropped seed on the ledge grows the root manure soil). Year 1 soil, 2-3 simple crops, as soil expands year 5-7 essential forestry to excite rain coast to catchment. CO2 emitting nations/ industry purchase via UNFCCC CO2 offsets that cover the expansion CO2 sinks that become soil carbon. The Cost of such is 1 cent more for a large apple at the super market the cost of inaction today will be no apples or food global by 2025. Well planned migrating folks aided to return to homelands to grow the CO2 native vegetation to become soil. They are funded by the UNFCCC CO2 offset trade. Within a short time frame their crops are exported global and world $$ recovers. The Global solution needs to switch baseline asset value Soil-Water-Vegetation-Atmosphere-Bees and the service commodity $$$$ will remain stable. (there is no other Plan). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbI8YZmBP8g Without Prejudice Robert Vincin (a few credentials) *Vincin; Former Branch Secretary Hon John Howard 95/99 showing how to win Greens & PM-ship! *Wrote Direct Action for Tony Abbott (Adelaide Review June 96) he PM 2013- *UN USG invited me 96-99 to join the panel that prepared science Kyoto Protocol. Member Earth Council. Travelled the globe to meetings side toured to desert/poverty regions. *1995 Paper There was no River Murray Darling Workshop ANU Canberra Preserve water courses *1997-2000 KPMG consultant attending Global Offices sitting on Earth Council panel prepare COP3 *2000 Paper tabled UNFCCC COP6 “The Missing Sink” detailed 2-4% of Earths vegetation was and must again be such sink CO2 (Condon/Vincin) *2005-Invited Foreign Expert PRC Central Government advising 7 Ministers, 9 Governors, teach Law, Science, Agriculture, Forestry at Peking et al Universities. Leading in field physical growing soil soil-carbon food fodder forestry funded by UNFCCC CO3 offset trading to UNFCCC 100year rule! PRC *2008 JV UNDP PRC Forestry Plant out C4 CO2 over 9 Provinces & by 2020 lower8Bn T CO2 pa. *Recipient Genghis Kahn Peace medal 2008 teaching growing soil roof of the world. *October 2016 Invited by Global Energy Award Foundation to submit to 2017 award! *Invited UNCCD 2017 Land for Life Award *Invited UNFCCC Moment of Change Awards See Facebook Google Twitter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbI8YZmBP8g