World Food Day as a Tool for Peace (U.S. News)

cooking128 The Syrian civil war highlights a horrific approach to warfare: depriving citizens of food. World Food Day, on Oct. 16, called attention to the positive power of food, particularly through refugee programs in the kitchen. Providing economic opportunities—as well as trust and freedom—cooking programs throughout Europe and the United States help refugees build a new life, in a setting where language is less important. The programs are not limited to Syrian refugees, but also Libyans, Yemenis, and others who find themselves in new lands devoid of connections. Read more.

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