User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Security :: Access
Last updated: Dec 05 2019 21:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Column: Trump finalizes a new attack on food stamp recipients 5.12.2019 LA Times: Business

Trump's latest attack on food stamp recipients will throw 700,000 off the rolls — and more attacks are coming.

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These 21 projects are democratizing data for farmers 25.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
On fields across the world, phones, tablets, drones and other technologies are changing how food is grown. Through these devices, artificial intelligence (AI) — technology able to perform tasks that require human intelligence — may help farmers use the techniques they already know and trust on a bigger scale. And big data — data sets that reveal telling patterns about growth, yield, weather and more — may help farmers make better decisions before crises strike.
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Two weeks before Thanksgiving, some Coloradans still can’t access food and medical benefits due to computer glitch 14.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
It’s been three months since the state implemented its new Colorado Benefits Management System, and some people still can’t access food and medical benefits.
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How US colonialism affects Indigenous peoples’ stewardship and access to food 9.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From ceremonies to harvesting and food storage, to political leadership, to gender relations, indigenous groups have detailed understandings of how design societal institutions to support resilience. But colonialism changed that.
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Uprooted: The 1950's plan to erase Indian Country 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1950s, the United States government came up with a plan to solve what it called the "Indian problem." It would assimilate Native Americans by moving them to cities and eliminating reservations. The 20-year campaign failed to destroy Native cultures and tribal sovereignty, but its impact is still felt today.
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Circularity in cities is about equity, too 1.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Don’t forget the economy in the circular economy.
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Column: Trump proposes denying free school meals to a half-million children 22.10.2019 LA Times: Business

To save thousandths of a percent of the federal budget, Trump wants to throw a half-million children off the school lunch program.

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RELEASE: Global Commission on Adaptation Launches “Year of Action” to Accelerate Climate Adaptation 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Global Commission on Adaptation Launches “Year of Action” to Accelerate Climate Adaptation More than 75 governments, institutions, civil society organizations, and private sector actors join as partners to advance eight Action Tracks, focused on: Finance and Investment, Food Security and Agriculture, Nature-Based Solutions, Water, Cities, Locally-led Action, Infrastructure, and Preventing Disasters NEW YORK (September 24, 2019) — Building on the momentum of the UN Climate Action... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: At UN Summit, New Commitments of Over $790 Million to Support Climate Adaptation for Over 300 Million Small-Scale Food Producers 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: At UN Summit, New Commitments of Over $790 Million to Support Climate Adaptation for Over 300 Million Small-Scale Food Producers Support led by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank, the European Commission, and the governments of the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and Germany Commitments are part of the Global Commission on Adaptation’s Action Track to advance adaptation for agriculture and food security NEW YORK (September 23, 2019)—At the UN... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Trump plan would cut food aid for over 35,000 Minnesotans 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Some 18,000 children in Minnesota would be affected, according to the Department of Human Services. A public comment period on the proposal ends Monday and interested people can submit their comments online through the Federal Register.
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Two-thirds of California college students struggle with costs and work-school balance, survey finds 12.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Nearly two-thirds of California college students say the biggest obstacle to succeeding in college are costs and juggling work with school, surveys says.

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The history of cellular agriculture (and the future of food, too) 7.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Cowless meat, chickenless eggs and fishless seafood — oh my.
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National Food Bank Day 2019: Where to Help and How to Donate 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
On National Food Bank Day, marked on the first Friday in September, you can help contribute to the cause that believes no-one should go to bed hungry.
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Some Coloradans can’t access food and medical benefits due to glitches in new state system 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Glitches in a new computer system that manages benefits for low-income Colorado families have caused backlogs and long lines inside county offices as people struggle to get important medication, food assistance and even bus passes. The Governor’s Office of Information Technology, which has worked on the project for nearly two years, has said the revolutionary […]
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DHS Bars Congressional Staffers From Migrant Detention Centers After Reports Of Rotten Food, Kid Told To Eat Off Floor 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Staffers of the House Oversight Committee were allegedly told troubling accounts by migrant detainees, including toddlers forced to eat burritos and kids told to drink spilled soup off the floor.
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Farmers are reaping the love of Campbell, Kellogg, Stonyfield and Molson Coors 26.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
How big data and incentives are helping companies forge closer partnerships across agricultural supply chains.
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70 mayors, including Mpls. Mayor Frey, reject Trump food stamp proposal 23.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Mayors from 70 American cities, including Minneapolis, send a letter to the Trump administration, saying a plan to push millions of people out of the federal food stamp program would punish some of the country's neediest.
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Proposed federal rule would end food assistance for 90,000 in Colorado 19.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Most estimates put the minimum needed to live comfortably in Denver at about $29 an hour, but some families earning less than half of that could be considered too wealthy for free school lunches and other food assistance if a new federal rule moves forward.
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As Lunch Money Debt Rises Nationwide, 77 Atlanta Schools to Provide Free Meals to Students 18.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Schools will be eligible under a federal program that provides reimbursement for every free breakfast and lunch.
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Here's My Medical Opinion: The Public Charge Rule Threatens the Health of Every Single Person in America 16.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Immigrants are already pulling out of government programs that keep their families healthy for fear of retribution. And when they get sick, we all get sick.
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