Can Africa Truly Feed Itself and the World?

Can Africa Truly Feed Itself and the World?

Can Africa truly feed itself and the world?  If you ask former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kofi Annan, the answer is a resounding yes. In fact, during his tenure as the head of the United Nations Annan says in the latest round of FutureFood 2050‘s interviews that he made food security in Africa […]

Chad Comes in Last in New Global Food Index

Chad Comes in Last in New Global Food Index

Yesterday Oxfam released its new Global Food Index that shows the best and worst places to eat. Across all indicators Chad came in dead last in the index. The indicators to rank the countries include having enough food to eat, food affordability, diabetes and overweight citizens, and food quality. In fact, along with Chad, eighteen […]

World Food Programme Releases First Logistics Report

World Food Programme Releases First Logistics Report

When you think of the logistics of humanitarian aid there is no better United Nations agency in the world that documents, shares, and reports on the remarkable work they do than the World Food Programme (WFP). With a separate department devoted entirely to logistics, the WFP shares multiple ways in which they deliver food aid […]

Social Good Moms Meet Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children, at We Can Be Heroes Event

Social Good Moms Meet Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children, at We Can Be Heroes Event

Last Thursday New York City-based Social Good Moms got a chance to meet Carolyn Miles, President and CEO of Save the Children at the We Can Be Heroes campaign event during the Manhattan screening of Man of Steel. We Can Be Heroes is a DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, global hunger initiative that […]

Our Newest Partner: No Kid Hungry

Our Newest Partner: No Kid Hungry

We are happy to announce that our newest partner is Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign. Throughout the year we, along with our the Social Good Moms and Global Team of 200 network of moms, will advocate to ensure all children get healthy food every day. The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need to […]

Save the Children Releases Important New Breastfeeding Report

Save the Children Releases Important New Breastfeeding Report

Save the Children released a brand-new breastfeeding report, Superfood for Babies, that says 830,000 babies’ lives can be saved worldwide if they are breastfed within the critical first hour after birth. In the first hour after birth babies benefit from drinking colostrum, the most effective and potent natural immune system boosting substance on the planet. […]

New Campaign Educates About Food Consumption, Waste

New Campaign Educates About Food Consumption, Waste

As children, most of us heard our mothers tell us to clean our plates because children around the world aren’t as fortunate to have a full plate of dinner. And, of course, mothers around the world are right. Now as moms ourselves how much food do you waste per week? Can you save more food? […]

Southern African Countries Face Hunger Threat

Southern African Countries Face Hunger Threat

It sounds seemingly impossible, but there is yet another area of Africa that is under threat of a food shortage due to erratic rains during the growing season. While the Sahel is still experiencing food shortages, southern Africa is now joining ranks with the northwestern part of the continent. According to the World Food Programme, […]

How Many People Are Affected By the Sahel Food Crisis? Probably More Than You Think.

How Many People Are Affected By the Sahel Food Crisis? Probably More Than You Think.

This is a powerful graphic from Oxfam America because it clearly shows how quickly the food crisis in the Sahel is accelerating and affecting millions more people. One of the greatest problems right now in combating the Sahel food crisis is a lack of food aid funding. Oxfam is urging citizens to write a letter […]

[Watch] World Food Programme #Food4Sahel Event

[Watch] World Food Programme #Food4Sahel Event

If you missed the World Food Programme’s live Google+ hangout about the Sahel hunger crisis yesterday you can watch it in its entirety on Youtube. You can see everyone who participated in this web story. Denise Brown, the World Food Programme Country Director for Niger answered questions about the food crisis in Niger. “The biggest […]

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