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Global Food Expert Martin Bloem to Lead the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Martin W. Bloem, MD, PhD, a leading expert in global food and nutrition research and policy, has been named director of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Partnering for Poultry: A Public-Private Partnership

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Partnering for Poultry is one of five finalists for the P3 Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This award will be presented at the Concordia Annual Summit by the Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society, Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships.

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A ‘Bionic Leaf’ Could Help Feed the World

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In the second half of the 20th century, the mass use of fertilizer was part of an agricultural boom called the “green revolution” that was largely credited with averting a global food crisis.

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Experts Available as Sources on Avian Influenza, Prevention, Biosecurity, and the Economic Impacts of Outbreaks

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Report Reveals a Big Dependence on Freshwater Fish for Global Food Security

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Freshwater fish play a surprisingly crucial role in feeding some of the world’s most vulnerable people, according to a study published Monday (Oct. 24) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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MSU’s Keenum at UN: Universities Have ‘Vital Expertise’ to Address World Hunger

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Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum highlighted the important role universities and open data play in addressing world hunger during a speech at the U.N. in New York Friday [Sept. 16].

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Report: Work-Load Requirements Keep Students From Getting Food Assistance

Humboldt State University researchers describe how outdated state and federal requirements are keeping college students from accessing food assistance programs.

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As Hazard Warnings Increase, Experts Urge Better Decisions on Who and When to Warn

Effective warnings are a growing need as expanding global populations confront a wide range of hazards, such as a hurricane, wildfire, toxic chemical spill or any other environmental hazard threatens safety.

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Kids Eating Habits, Video Games Helping Kids Eat Fruits and Veggies, New Ways to Stop Weight Gain in Young Adults, and More in the Obesity News Source

Kids Eating Habits, Video Games Helping Kids Eat Fruits and Veggies, New Ways to Stop Weight Gain in Young Adults, and More in the Obesity News Source

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Household Food Insecurity at Record High in the North: University of Toronto Researchers

Despite anti-poverty efforts, hunger in Canada has not decreased - and it has now reached epidemic levels in Nunavut, where almost half of households suffer from food insecurity, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers.







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