Blog: Food

Importance of Agriculture to Refugees

By: Zoya Wazir

“Agriculture is not crop production, as popular belief holds – it’s the production of food and fiber from the world’s land and waters. Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and any stable economy.”

– Allan Savory

Malnutrition- The Need to Educate the Masses

By: Mallika Dave

“As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.”

 --Nelson Mandela


Most people living in developed countries can live with slight ease knowing they have access to a sustainable source of food to maintain their lifestyle. However, this is not the case for those residing in a significant number of African, Asian, and the Middle Eastern countries.


Prepared to Change Her Future

Harowayo Village, Ethiopia

Kemo is a 29-year-old mother of two children who lives in Harowayo Village. Kemo’s husband left her and their children and she was struggling to feed both them and herself. Life was very difficult for her. Sometimes she cannot feed her children.


From Hunger to Hope

By: Dee Rivers 

In some of the remotest villages of Africa, where subsistence farming has succumbed to drought, desertification, and dirty wars, People of Peace, upon learning of GHNI through gossip or witness, reach out, and in return, receive a reciprocal embrace -- one of training, guidance, and support, that becomes a beacon of hope, that lights a path to sustainable self-sufficiency, that changes lives forever.  

Their hunger can be traced to the old corn field, with its rows of brittle, brown stalks all akimbo, like acres of broken bones.