Nutritious Food
is a Human Right.
Nutritious Food
is a
Human Right.
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Statement from WhyHunger on the Unwarranted SNAP Requirements

Statement from WhyHunger on the Unwarranted SNAP Requirements
New York (December 4, 2019) – Noreen Springstead, executive director of WhyHunger, issued the following statement regarding the tightening of work requirements for SNAP assistance by the Trump administration:
“Today’s announcement to end food stamps benefits for 755,000 Americans is nothing

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Perspectives: The Fight for Food Sovereignty in Zimbabwe

by Saulo Araujo & Joao Fonseca
 
 
 
 
 
 
As part of the blog series “Perspectives”, WhyHunger staff interviewed Ndabezinhle Nyoni and Nelson Mudzingwa from the Zimbabwe Smallholder Organic Farmers’ Forum/La Via Campesina. ZIMSOFF is a grassroots organization dedicated to advancing agroecological practices among rural families in

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The ROOT Report: Is Our Food Fair? The struggle for better wages and working conditions in Florida

 
 
 
 
It’s lunch time across America. Do you know where your last meal came from—where it grew, who picked it, and how long it traveled to get to you? As a society, we are deeply disconnected from our food and unaware of the social and environmental costs

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