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Kate Weaver is associate professor of public affairs at the University of Texas’s Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. She is also co-director of Innovations for Peace and Development at the University of Texas. Her research focuses on the modernization of international development aid, including transparency and accountability reforms. Weaver is a Distinguished Scholar at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law where she founded the Next Generation Scholars program and is a core researcher in the Center’s programs on climate change in Africa and complex emergencies in Asia. She is a former Brookings Institution research fellow in foreign policy studies and assistant professor of political science at the University of Kansas. Austin, Texas.
Afghanistan would be considered likely to have high rates of hunger because at least two of the major causes of global hunger affect it—armed conflict and fragile governmental institutions.
Malnutrition is responsible for nearly half of all preventable deaths among children under 5. Every year, the world loses hundreds of thousands of young children and babies to hunger-related causes.
Bread for the World is calling on the Biden-Harris administration and Congress to build a better 1,000-Days infrastructure in the United States.
“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in faith.” These words from Colossians 2:6 remind us of the faith that is active in love for our neighbors.
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is designed to respond to changes in need, making it well suited to respond to crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $200 million for global nutrition.
In 2017, 11.8 percent of households in the U.S.—40 million people—were food-insecure, meaning that they were unsure at some point during the year about how they would provide for their next meal.