A new report "Hunger Report 2014", by the Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB), reveals a record number of Ontarians are accessing food banks for the 1st time.
The report includes a feature on the Working Poor.
- Nearly 375,000 visits each month
- More than 1/3 are children
- 1.7 million jobs in Ontario are considered insecure
- Largest groups who use food banks are women, children, single parent families and individuals who require social assistance and rental tenants.
(Source: CTV Ottawa)
This interactive map showcases sub-national estimates of child malnutrition (prevalence for stunting, underweight, overweight, wasting & severe wasting indicators) using the most available data for each country mapped.
The 5 indicators are calculated based on the WHO Global Database on Child Growth and Nutrition which is a carefully maintained database covering over 800 first level administrative divisions of 86 developing countries.
Read more at the Open Data Blog.
(Source: World Bank Open Data Blog)
This story map, Starbucks, Supply Chain & Sustainability, is a story map of a journey from the coffee plantation to the coffee shop, with stops along the way to improve human condition and help ensure a sustainable planet.
Coffee beans begin their journey on a farm in Malawi, in Sub-Saharan Africa, crossing land and ocean to arrive all the way to a coffee shop in San Diego.