The George Washington University
La Ventana de los Mil Días is a Guatemalan health initiative that focuses on preventing malnutrition in young children under the age of 2 years old, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and women in their birth giving years.
A new group of Planet Forward Explorers is headed to Guatemala to investigate the impact of nutrition in the first 1000 days of a child's life. Meet the team and follow their journey.
The George Washington University
Three GWU Latin American and Hemispheric Studies masters students have teamed up with Planet Forward to conduct research on malnutrition in Guatemala.
Video by Jenny Rabago and Asthaa Chaturvedi
Video by Jenny Rabago and Asthaa Chaturvedi
The George Washington University
40 percent of food in the United States is wasted. DC Central Kitchen has a food recycling program that targets the first place this waste occurs: the farm.
United Nations Foundation
Right now, one in eight people go to bed hungry and our population is projected to grow to more than 9 billion by 2050. The big question is: How are we going to feed our growing planet?
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Spoken word artist Dania Roach, a junior at The George Washington University, describes the urgent need to feed the planet in her poem, "Hunger: The Bold Brute". One man's trash is another man's treasure. One man's breadcrumb, another man's feast.... Read More
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Nearly 15 percent of U.S. households were “food insecure” in 2011 – hungry, or uncertain about their food supply.