About This Show
Hacking Hunger, a podcast produced by World Food Program USA, shares how the world comes together around food and reveals the invisible work being done to ensure this foundation of life is whole for everyone.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 11: Pinpointing Hunger with Mobile Phones
When violence or natural disaster strikes vulnerable communities, good data on the hunger that often results can be hard to come by. For aid workers, knowing where food is scarce and how families are coping is crucial to alleviate suffering. M.J. talks to Jean-Martin Bauer, founder of the World Food Programme’s mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (mVAM) unit, about how mobile phones in the most remote and dangerous corners of our world are changing how we understand and fight hunger.