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Tag: food security

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Pilot areas named for new food insecurity project in Scotland

Announcement to be made at Scottish Parliament reception ...

2016 year in review

At times in 2016 it has been hard to know where and who to be worried about in the world most. In recent weeks, unfathomable images of the death and destruction in the Syrian city of Aleppo...

A Menu for Change: Cash, Rights, Food

New partnership to prevent food poverty in Scotland receives funding from The Big Lottery Fund ...

Heart-wrenching and heart-warming - Lisa Stewart reflects on her recent visit to Malawi

This article first appeared in the Irvine Herald on November 11 2016. ...

Hunger is a reality for millions in Malawi

Imagine only having a third of the food you need to feed your family.  ...

World Food Day

Today is designated World Food Day by the United Nations. It's a time to recognise that despite living in a world that produces enough food for everyone, 1 in 8 people still go to bed hungry. ...

Our Commonwealth of Food - Nourish Conference 2014

Guest blog by Pete Ritchie, Executive Director of Nourish Scotland ...

Big rise in UK food poverty sees more than 20m meals given out in last year

Scottish Food bank provider warns against food banks becoming "new norm" ...

Welfare Reform a "significant cause" of Rise in Food Banks

We welcome the findings of a new report from a Scottish Parliamentary committee which links the surge in food bank use in Scotland to welfare reforms. ...

Lord McConnell Warns of Global Land Grabs

An Oxfam report has revealed that investors are targeting poorly governed countries, looking to secure land cheaply and quickly. Here, former First Minister Lord Jack McConnell writes about...

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