Food Security and Humanitarian Crisis

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The Struggle to Create Just and Sustainable Cities

The Struggle to Create Just and Sustainable Cities

As the world becomes increasingly urban, Tufts faculty examine inequities that drive chronic poverty, poor health, and discrimination
The Cost of a Healthy Diet

The Cost of a Healthy Diet

Research by Friedman School economist Will Masters sheds new light on the price of nutritious food around the world
Attend the 2021 Global Food+ Symposium

Attend the 2021 Global Food+ Symposium

The Friedman School leads innovation in scientific communication, by organizing and providing content for 7-minute speed talks planned for the fourth Global Food+ symposium to be held on February 12, 19, 26, and March 5.
Welcoming New Faculty: Dr. Erin Coughlan de Perez

Welcoming New Faculty: Dr. Erin Coughlan de Perez

The Feinstein International Center and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Erin Coughlan de Perez as Associate Professor and inaugural recipient of the Dignitas Professorship at the Friedman School Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
Bold Actions for Food as a Force for Good

Bold Actions for Food as a Force for Good

To feed more than 10 billion people within our planetary boundaries by 2050, while ending hunger and tackling unhealthy diets, we will have to fundamentally change the food system, requiring co-ordinated and large-scale action by all stakeholders across multiple axes. The virtual pre-event Bold Actions for Food as a Force for Good on November 23-24, 2020 will be a key milestone leading to the UN Food Systems Summit in 2021.
How COVID-19 Affects Farmers and the Food Supply Chain

How COVID-19 Affects Farmers and the Food Supply Chain

COVID-19 has highlighted weaknesses and inequities in America’s food supply system, as well as the need to fix them.
COVID-19 and Social Networks in Humanitarian Crises

COVID-19 and Social Networks in Humanitarian Crises

COVID-19 compromises social networks. What does this mean for people in humanitarian crises?
A National Strategy for Food and Nutrition Research

A National Strategy for Food and Nutrition Research

A new council at the Friedman School is recommending a national nutrition research moonshot.
The Truth About Metals in Foods

The Truth About Metals in Foods

A recent spate of stories about contaminated food aren’t as worrisome as they seem, said the Friedman School’s Jerold Mande
Researchers Discover Widespread Flaw in Global Childhood Development Data

Researchers Discover Widespread Flaw in Global Childhood Development Data

A formula to address the error reveals new insights on children’s growth in the world's poorest countries