An Innovator Database and Policy Finder tool are new weapons in the fight to reduce food waste and improve food recovery recently unveiled by ReFED, a U.S.-based, cross-sector nonprofit. Learn how policymakers and other stakeholders can put these tools to work.
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The largest food rescue and hunger-relief organization in the U.S. has a new technology platform designed to make food donation as simple as a click for businesses large and small. Learn how MealConnect works.
Baltimore tool maps food disparities. Hack for LA platform informs food seekers and policymakers. Subsidies wipe out Syracuse food desert. Lawmakers in Tallahassee OK financing pilot. Denver nonprofit runs market/farm.
NYC councilor seeks web portal for food donations. Fox Cities police use social media to "Arrest Hunger." Cape Town micronutrient campaign gets personal. Something fishy at LA hackathon. Fighting Rangpur's seasonal hunger.
The argument is often made that reducing food waste can help curb malnourishment, mitigate climate change and save natural resources. A new report suggests reducing food waste can also help cities save money. Find out how.
Scheduling 22 trucks and 360 daily food pickups and deliveries could be a logistics nightmare. But technology is a wonderful thing. Read how Cisco's HyperFlex System helps City Harvest expand its anti-hunger operations.
From a Texas fire department to flood-prone neighborhoods in Tanzania to Cleveland-area hospices, drones are demonstrating they have the potential to do good – a lot of it in fact. Learn about seven compelling examples.
Requests for emergency food assistance are on the rise – and hungry people are being turned away. Shouldn't our communities be doing more? From London to Philly, we've got examples of some that are.
Four nonprofits will split a $2 million prize from the Australian government's InnovationXchange program in partnership with Google's Impact Challenge. Read about the innovative aid projects the grants are supporting.
Singapore is an island city-state teeming with people, but not enough arable land to feed them without relying heavily on imports. But that's changing. Panasonic is producing 81 tons of fresh greens annually under LED lights in a Singapore warehouse – and it wants to do even more.