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Food Security

From the Field

World’s food waste could feed 2 billion people

As American families prepare to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates enough food is wasted globally—about 1.4 billion tons—to feed as many as 2 billion people each year. That’s roughly one-third of the global food supply.

Voices

Food crisis in Kenya: 5 signs of hunger I’ve never seen

The East Africa food crisis is monstrous: affecting 25 million people and showing up in ways our writer and photographer team have never before seen. Today, our writer — Kari Costanza — gives you a first-hand snapshot of five ways that hunger is changing the lives of people in Turkana, Kenya.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for the hungry

Hunger is a problem that has plagued humanity for millennia, and it continues to haunt us. Join us in prayer for the hungry and the people working to feed them.