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In a Dec. 9 letter, faith leaders urged candidates for US president in 2020 to reduce U.S. military spending, redirecting those funds to alleviate poverty and hunger, improve education and protect the environment. […] Read More

One in three children under the age of 5 suffers from some form of malnutrition. One in two children faces “hidden hunger” in the form of vitamin or mineral deficiency. And one in five is overweight or obese. These were three key findings in The State of the World’s Children, a report published Oct. 15 […] Read More

Food insecurity in the US declined in 2018 to levels prior to the Great Recession of 2007, the USDA reported. Among U.S. households with children, 13.9% were food insecure in 2018, down from 15.9% in 2017. […] Read More

Over the next decade, the number of people who are food insecure, which means they don’t have access to 2,100 daily calories of food, is expected to decline globally, a USDA report says. […] Read More

Nearly one out of six US children lives in a food-insecure household. Hunger stimulates physical pain, anger, lethargy and depression. To make a dent in hunger and poverty, we need to work together in a coordinated capacity. […] Read More

The pastor of a Baptist church in South Sudan hasn’t seen his hometown in nearly 1,000 days. Many members of his church are among the 800,000 refugees living in camps in Uganda, driven out by an ongoing civil war. […] Read More

Most of the UN’s food-related sustainable development goals are either off track or face an uncertain future of being reached by the target year of 2030, painting a ‘grim picture’ about the world’s ability to end hunger. […] Read More

An estimated 820 million-plus people are experiencing hunger. Around 2 billion, or 26 percent of the global population, are facing moderate to severe food insecurity. Those are the grim stats from a UN organization report. […] Read More

Ten nations face a high risk of food insecurity during the spring, a U.N. report found. Six of these nations are in Africa. […] Read More

An estimated 113 million people were food insecure and experienced hunger in 2018, a report found. The two leading causes were conflict and climate change. […] Read More