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University of California launches effort to reduce world hunger

The University of California system is launching an effort to expand research and outreach to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change, officials announced Tuesday.<p>UC President Janet Napolitano said the system's 10 campuses, its large agricultural …

Democrats

World Making Progress Against Hunger, Report Finds, but Large Pockets of Undernourished Persist

Undernourishment has declined in most countries, but food access is still a problem.<p>No one on the planet should go hungry.<p>That's because the world's farmers grow 700 more calories per person than the World Food Programme's daily recommended 2,100 calories—an abundance of plants and animals that …

World Food Program

Teen Girls Take Swipe At World Hunger With Google Science Fair Idea, Remind Us All To Dream Big

Three teen girls from Ireland had an idea, and it was a <i>big</i> one. They believed they had found a way to boost cereal crop yields and could help solve the world's hunger crisis. But the adults in their lives cast doubt on their vision. Their scheme wouldn't work, they were told.<p>Fortunately for us, the …

House to Vote on Bill That Fights World Hunger

It won't make headlines that the House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on a bill that fights global hunger. But it's truly an event that can change the world, if we have the will.<p>The pending legislation is called the Global Food Security Act (H.R. 5656). What is that? Well, think …

One Of The Most Effective Ways To Fight Hunger In Developing World Is To Build Better Roads: Study

By Alister Doyle<p>OSLO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Billion-dollar investments in basic transport and electricity in developing nations are among the best ways to curb hunger by 2030 since a quarter of all food is now wasted after harvest, according to a report issued on Thursday.<p>A total of $239 billion …

Agriculture

After 10-Year Plan, Why Does Seattle Have More Homeless Than Ever?

Ten years ago this month, King County made a bold promise to end homelessness in 10 years. The ranks of the homeless have declined in Washington …