Food Security and Humanitarian Crisis

How Famines Are Formed: In Gaza and Elsewhere

How Famines Are Formed: In Gaza and Elsewhere

Written by Paul Howe, Director of the Feinstein International Center, Professor of the Practice, Tufts University, for The Conversation
Announcing the Sabina Robillard Student Prize Fund

Announcing the Sabina Robillard Student Prize Fund

The Feinstein International Center is proud to announce the establishment of an annual award to honor the memory and legacy of Sabina Carlson Robillard. We are grateful for the alumni, faculty, staff, and friends who generously endowed this fund honoring Sabina in perpetuity.
"Charity is not a solution to food insecurity": How to Feed the Future

"Charity is not a solution to food insecurity": How to Feed the Future

"In all my years of working on food insecurity with Indigenous or peoples around the world, the things that I come away with are uncertainty, pain, shame, fear. It's not just the hunger dimension.
Feinstein International Center and FAO examine drivers of child malnutrition

Feinstein International Center and FAO examine drivers of child malnutrition

The Feinstein International Center and FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) have co-produced a series of 9 papers and 2 research communications in Food and Nutrition Bulletin, which examine the basic drivers of child malnutrition and how they can be addressed. 
Future-Proofing Health Against Climate Catastrophe

Future-Proofing Health Against Climate Catastrophe

A Tufts climate scientist is spearheading an innovative project that aims to prevent poor health outcomes caused by weather disasters
World-Renowned Experts Join Forces to Tackle Global Food Security Challenges

World-Renowned Experts Join Forces to Tackle Global Food Security Challenges

The UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) this week announced the next Steering Committee of its High Level Panel of Experts on food security and nutrition. 
Produce Prescription Programs Study Shows Promising Benefits

Produce Prescription Programs Study Shows Promising Benefits

In the largest known such study to date, an analysis of participant records by Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy researchers found programs that provide free fruits and vegetables have measurable benefits for health and food security. Around the country, non-profits and local governments are testing the idea of food as medicine through “produce prescription programs”—with promising results, according to researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. 
Feinstein Researchers Publish Article in the Journal of Public Health Policy

Feinstein Researchers Publish Article in the Journal of Public Health Policy

Anastasia Marshak, Teddy Atim, and Dyan Mazurana of the Feinstein International Center, have published their article, “International Humanitarian Law Violations in Northern Uga
Seaweed Farming for Food Security

Seaweed Farming for Food Security

Researchers at the Friedman School see significant income-boosting potential in the sustainable superfood
An Update From Tufts’ Jordan Nutrition Innovation Lab

An Update From Tufts’ Jordan Nutrition Innovation Lab

Tufts’ Jordan Nutrition Innovation Lab Leads Efforts to Support Optimal Infant, Young Child and Maternal Nutrition and Health in Jordan.