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Protective Foods: USA

Our work help deliver more nutritious food to millions of Americans- And proves that protective foods are worth their weight.

Overview

Protective foods are fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains that have the power to nourish a growing population in a sustainable way. And our initiative works with vital institutions to put these foods in the hands of low-income Americans.

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  • 2Billion

    People suffer from malnutrition worldwide

  • 815 Billion

    People cannot guarantee their next meal

  • 1.5Times

    The food production

Our Approach

At The Rockefeller Foundation, we aim to create a food system that nourished all people, sustains and regenerates the environment and enables the flourishing of culture and community

 

Helping Farmers Acces Technologies and solutions to curb Crub Loss

Cars today can drive 300 miles with no gasoline, yet in rural Asia and Africa children are choking from kerosene lamps, women risk danger walking until roads, and families are trapped in poverty all because they don’t have access to electricity.

 

But as we see more families and businesses using solar panels and neighborhood micro-grids, we believe it’s possible to bring electricity to the 1.2 billion people who live without it. Just as we created a market for investments that make an impact, not just money, we must create a new market for bringing energy to the developing world-extending a key ladder to opportunity for hundreds of millions living in poverty.

Cars today can drive 300 miles with no gasoline, yet in rural Asia and Africa children are choking from kerosene lamps, women risk danger walking until roads, and families are trapped in poverty all because they don’t have access to electricity.

Milestone Tracking

Our Goals

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  • 2 Billion

    People suffer from malnutrition worldwide

  • 815Million

    People cannot guarantee their next meal

  • 1.5times

    The food production

Recent Updates

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