Fixing the food crisis

There are 821 million people starving right now worldwide. This crisis is taking place despite there being enough food for everyone. Huge levels of waste, and an inability to keep food fresh, are some of the...

#DisruptHunger – join WFP Accelerator

(GERMANY) Startups developing a product that could help end hunger have until 1 April to apply for the next round of the World Food Programme (WFP) Accelerator. The Munich-based programme supports early s...

App platform provides 20 million meals

Over 20 million meals have been provided to groups worldwide that are on the brink of starvation, thanks to an innovative smartphone app. Innovators Magazine regularly flags up the milestones achieved by the...

Taking action on hunger

A UK charity is providing vending machines filled with everyday essentials for homeless people. Action Hunger's machines can only be accessed by 'those in need' using a special key card. "Action Hunger is...

Share your meal this Christmas

Downloading and using the ShareTheMeal app is a great way to help hungry children this Christmas. Backed by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the innovative platform - which has provided million...

A key takeaway from COP23

(GERMANY) One of the key takeaways from the Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn is the need to grasp the link between climate change and rising hunger levels. The Food & Agriculture Organization...

Accelerator tackles hunger problem

Business as usual simply won't do when it comes to solving the myriad of challenges facing the planet this century. Innovation needs to focus on societal problems and startups on developing the new ideas tha...

Tap app to fight global hunger

A tap of a smartphone app can help fight global hunger. The ShareTheMeal app - a venture led by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) - can provide a meal to those in desperate need for US $0.50, an ...

Join the ‘fight to end hunger’

(GERMANY) Applications for the latest round of the Innovation Accelerator from the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) need to be in by 21 August. The Munich-based initiative from the WFP is seeking pioneerin...

‘Rescued’ food supermarket opens

(AUSTRALIA) A new supermarket has opened in Sydney with a simple message: ‘take what you need, give if you can’. The OzHarvest Market aims to help people in need and reduce the amount of food that ends up...