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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Food for thought: Nutritional Gardens in Central African Republic (CAR)

As Canadians become increasingly mindful of what they eat and where it comes from, urban gardens are popping up all over. Gardens on roof-tops, patios, backyards of all shapes and sizes, as well as shared community spaces, have been credited as a way to enhance nutritional knowledge, increase a sense of community, and improve food […]

Situation Worsening for Indonesian families displaced by volcanic eruption

Photo: Reuters Since Mount Sinabung’s volcanic eruption in northern Sumatra last September, Action Against Hunger Indonesia has been assessing the needs of those affected and found that serious food shortages remain a concern. In September 2013, after several centuries of inactivity, an unexpected eruption of the volcano caused the displacement of 20,000 people. Successive eruptions […]