Panasonic's Kid Witness News educational program is now in 18 countries, supplying schools with video production equipment that enables students to report on the world through their eyes. Next week the company hosts its first KWN summit in Japan. It promises to be eye-opening; find out why.
Food and Water
From hydroponic greenhouses near supermarkets to tech-powered farms that come out of a box to a UK app that links producers to consumers, technology is advancing agriculture in new and novel ways. It's also enabling better access to healthy, locally grown foods.
When school adjourns for the summer, many children who rely on school lunches for a nutritious mid-day meal have to look elsewhere to fill the void. Read how a Minneapolis app, the USDA's digital map and other community-based efforts in libraries and hospitals are making it easier.
The largest food rescue and hunger-relief organization in the U.S. has a new technology platform designed to make food donation as simple as a click for businesses large and small. Learn how MealConnect works.
Baltimore tool maps food disparities. Hack for LA platform informs food seekers and policymakers. Subsidies wipe out Syracuse food desert. Lawmakers in Tallahassee OK financing pilot. Denver nonprofit runs market/farm.
NYC councilor seeks web portal for food donations. Fox Cities police use social media to "Arrest Hunger." Cape Town micronutrient campaign gets personal. Something fishy at LA hackathon. Fighting Rangpur's seasonal hunger.
The argument is often made that reducing food waste can help curb malnourishment, mitigate climate change and save natural resources. A new report suggests reducing food waste can also help cities save money. Find out how.
Scheduling 22 trucks and 360 daily food pickups and deliveries could be a logistics nightmare. But technology is a wonderful thing. Read how Cisco's HyperFlex System helps City Harvest expand its anti-hunger operations.
From a Texas fire department to flood-prone neighborhoods in Tanzania to Cleveland-area hospices, drones are demonstrating they have the potential to do good – a lot of it in fact. Learn about seven compelling examples.
Requests for emergency food assistance are on the rise – and hungry people are being turned away. Shouldn't our communities be doing more? From London to Philly, we've got examples of some that are.