In episode 58 of Dangerous Dogma, Max Finberg, president and CEO of Growing Hope Globally, talks about the organization he leads. He also discusses advocacy, working in government, and ending global hunger.
The effect of coronavirus on global poverty is getting significantly worse, according to new data from the World Bank. COVID-19 is “likely to push between 88 and 115 million people into extreme poverty — those living under $1.90 a day — around the globe in
Reverend Eric Williams says they started with "two cans of SPAM and macaroni with no cheese." The Kansas City church is using what they have available to feed thousands and explore the root causes of hunger in their community.
The good news: Food insecurity in the U.S. declined in 2018 to pre-recession (2007) levels. The bad news: 11.1% of households (14.3 million) remained food insecure -- 13.9% among U.S. households with children.
Progress is insufficient to reach many food-related sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a report published July 18 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.