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Murder Hornets, Lavender, and School Meals

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Our weekly round up of the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development.

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Food and Agriculture

Understanding the US Global Food Security Framework

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Global Food for Thought by Gloria Dabek

With food security front and center amid COVID-19, climate change, and increased conflict, understanding how the US engages on this issue globally is critical.

A woman receives food aid in Yemen
Food and Agriculture

School Feeding: A Path to Recovery and a Better Future

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Global Food for Thought by Arlene Mitchell

The Global Child Nutrition Foundation shares key insights into the impact of school meal programs, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has put children at nutritional risk.

Children in school in Ethiopia eat a meal.
Global Child Nutrition Foundation
Food and Agriculture

Memo to the UN: Time to Drain the Food Swamp

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Global Food for Thought by Robert Paarlberg

Robert Paarlberg challenges the UN to look beyond food access to food excess and the health issues that accompany it.

Produce at a Grocery store
MN Pollution Control Agency
Food and Agriculture

Labor, Livelihoods, and Biometric Data

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Check out our weekly round up of the top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development.

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Food and Agriculture

Precision Development to Solve Wicked Problems

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) uses the information highway to deliver food security results during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Food and Agriculture

Hunger Hotspots, Beefy Promises, & Farmers to Families

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Check out our weekly round up of the top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development.

Food and Agriculture

Disasters Increase, Faux Financing, & a Fever Pact

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Catch the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development in our Global Food for Thought news brief.

A farmer works in their fields.
Defika Hendri
Food and Agriculture

Women's Work, African Swine Fever Ripples, & Urban Growing

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Catch the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development in our Global Food for Thought news brief.

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Feed the Future
Food and Agriculture

Talking Back to Hunger

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Global Food for Thought by Roger Thurow

Roger Thurow shares a poem evoking the human face of domestic hunger — an issue that is too often forgotten in policy discussions.

a hungry child visits an outdoor food pantry during COVID-19
Food and Agriculture