This report will explore the prevalence and connectedness of food insecurity and poverty in Louisiana, the role of SNAP in addressing those issues, and the far-reaching impacts that the program has on the health and economic wellbeing of our state. … Read more
Blog: Compact 2025, Relief to Resilience in Malawi
9th class Leland Fellow, Rachel Gilbert, briefly addresses how the 2025 Forum on “Moving from Relief to Resilience” will address the issues and challenges that Malawi will face while striving towards resilience in all spheres of development in this blog post.
Blog: Lessons from Compact2025 Forum, Relief to Resilience
9th class Leland Fellow, Rachel Gilbert, authored this blog post on how the Compact2025 Forum progressed in their discussion on how to effectively accelerate Malawi from a food relief to a food secure and resilient nation. Compact2025 focused on discussing … Read more
Policy Brief: Managing Salt Affected Soils in Tanzania
This Policy Brief outlines the lessons learned from research on ways to manage salt-affected soils to restore their productivity. “Studies done with funding from the Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative (iAGRI)—a USAID Feed the Future Project— from 2013-2016 have shown that integrated salt-affected … Read more
Lifting 50K out of Poverty: Maximizing Income Supports and Community Colleges in King County
Lifting 50K out of Poverty: Maximizing Income Supports and Community Colleges in King County details the impact of tax refunds on United Way tax filers and describes United Way’s new initiatives helping low income adults secure living wage jobs, tax … Read more
Towards a More Accessible and Economically Just Chicago
Towards a More Accessible and Economically Just Chicago is a report that exploring barriers to employment for women with disabilities in the realms of economic development, education, government, housing, and transportation.
SNAP Time Limit: A Direct Service Organization’s Guide to ABAWD and Screening for Exemptions in Mississippi
SNAP Time Limit: A Direct Service Organization’s Guide to ABAWD and Screening for Exemptions in Mississippi provides direct service organizations with a basic understanding of the SNAP time limit and the new requirements for ABAWDs. The report also includes tools … Read more
Research Summary: Infant and young child feeding practices
In collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Malawi and Emory University, Concern Worldwide evaluated infant and young child feeding practices and the feasibility, acceptability and cultural appropriateness of a practical feeding toolkit to improve complementary feeding practices in the Mchinji District. … Read more
Poster: Demystifying the Pathways of Impact of a Livestock Transfer Program on Household Resilience & Food Security in Malawi
This poster, which shows findings from research Jennie Lane conducted during her field year with Land O’Lakes International Development Division, won Best Poster at the 1st Annual Agriculture for Nutrition and Health Academy Week in Addis Ababa, June 20-24, 2016.
Nutrition Hubs: Building Healthy, Hunger-Free Schools in King County, Washington
Nutrition Hubs: Building Hunger- Free Schools in King County is a guide for increasing students’ access to school meals that outlines a method of collaboration between AmeriCorps members, community organizations, school districts, and private funders.
Local School Wellness Plans: A Key to Improving Child Health
School wellness policies are a vital tool that parents, students, teachers, school food service staff, school administrators, and local communities can use to address children’s nutrition and health needs. This paper is one in a series of occasional white papers … Read more
Food Policy Councils: Practice and Possibility
Food Policy Councils: Practice and Possibility reports on the role of Food Policy Councils in the Community Food Security movement, which build and support partnerships among anti-hunger, sustainable agriculture, nutrition, and private sector stakeholders to create hunger-free communities.