Kate Bowdler is the Director of Sustainability at Philabundance, a Philadelphia-based hunger-relief not-for-profit organization. Serving over 90 000 people per week, Philabundance distributed 25 million pounds (11 million kg) of food in 2017.  It does this through its own neighborhood

Pierre Ferrari is president and CEO of Heifer International, a nonprofit founded 75 years ago with the aim of helping the hungry. Over the course of these three-quarters of a century, Heifer has evolved into a global organization fighting to

After graduating from college in the late 1970s, I served as a rural development volunteer in the West African nation of Senegal. I was based in a northern village where “agriculture” did not exceed rain-fed millet and sorghum, and long-horned

After more than a decade of decreasing food insecurity numbers across the world, hunger and malnutrition are on the rise. The 2018 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report (SOFI) shows that an estimated 821 million people

With increasing demand for land for settlement, agriculture and industrial development has resulted in the destruction of natural resources and forests are no exception. The FAO estimates that global net forest loss is 3.3 million hectares per year, much of which

Addressing World Hunger, Environmental Degradation, Human Health, and Animal Welfare, All at Once The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals are both compelling and important. As someone who has been working on eliminating global poverty since high school – including six years

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