Fifty years later, Congress and the nation are again debating a major boost in government support for families with children.
Hunger was already at alarming levels in the U.S. before the pandemic, and it’s only gotten worse.
The World Food Program (WFP) warns that, “millions of civilians living in conflict-scarred nations, including many women and children, face being pushed to the brink of starvation, with the spectra of famine a very real and dangerous possibility.”
"What this restaurant is truly meant to do is empower."
Parity is at the core of agriculture’s potential to address overproduction.
"More than five million children in Latin America are permanently malnourished. In a continent of abundant food, a continent of upper-middle- and high-income countries, five million children ... It's unacceptable."
"In the race to beat food insecurity, achieve zero hunger, and address climate change, we must pay attention to the soil."
Now, roughly 11 percent of the world's population is facing food insecurity.
Famine in these four countries is avoidable.
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