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The War in Ukraine Is Escalating the Global Food Crisis

The War in Ukraine Is Escalating the Global Food Crisis

Now is the time to act. The Feinstein International Center’s Dan Maxwell describes who is suffering, how the war makes it worse, and how governments can help
Helping Ukrainians Means Listening to Their Needs

Helping Ukrainians Means Listening to Their Needs

The massive flow of international support for Ukraine since Russia first invaded in February 2022 includes billions of dollars in military and humanitarian aid from dozens of countries. We hope that the Russia-Ukraine war does not last as long as the ongoing conflict in Syria, which started in 2011 as a civil war brought about by a popular uprising to overthrow an entrenched authoritarian regime.
Call for Applications: IMMANA Fellowships

Call for Applications: IMMANA Fellowships

The Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce a new round of one-year Fellowships for emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research, co-funded with UK Aid from the UK government through the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, through their programme on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA) det
Feinstein Launches Project With Six Universities to Improve Evidence on Early Action

Feinstein Launches Project With Six Universities to Improve Evidence on Early Action

On December 8, 2021, USAID announced a new partnership with seven universities around the world, including the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University. This alliance will build the evidence base for early actions that save lives before disaster strikes.
Grant Awarded to Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Systems for Nutrition

Grant Awarded to Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Systems for Nutrition

At the United Nations Food Systems Summit, Administrator Samantha Power announced that the United States plans to commit $5 billion over five years to Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, and an intent to expand Feed the Future to additional countries.
Study Assesses Risk that Fruits, Vegetables Sold in U.S. Are Products of Forced Labor

Study Assesses Risk that Fruits, Vegetables Sold in U.S. Are Products of Forced Labor

Findings and limited data serve as “red flag” to increase transparency of food systems
Announcing Dr. Paul Howe as Director of the Feinstein International Center

Announcing Dr. Paul Howe as Director of the Feinstein International Center

The Feinstein International Center and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy are thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Paul Howe as the Director of the Feinstein International Center (FIC). Paul will assume the leadership of the Center on September 1, 2021.
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