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Right to Food

Why I'm Standing Up for Someone's Right (To Food) Today

Gerda Verburg | Posted 12.09.2016 | Impact
Gerda Verburg

As the year draws to a close, and we are gearing up for the holiday season in many parts of the world, we launch the Annual Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)...

The 2014 World Food Prize: Onward to the Glorious Past

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Eric Holt Gimenez

The 2014 World Food Prize represents a polite repackaging of the Green Revolution's past glory in order to open a new market and reaffirm its monopoly over the global effort to end hunger.

A Dream Deferred: The Right to Food in America

Smita Narula | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics
Smita Narula

In May 1968 thousands of people occupied the National Mall and demanded economic justice in the form of fair wages, decent housing, quality health care and education, and access to adequate food. Nearly fifty years later, this dream remains deferred for far too many Americans.

Feeding the World, or What We Talk About When We Talk About Rio+20

Robert Lawrence | Posted 08.19.2012 | Home
Robert Lawrence

Most of the world's poor and hungry depend on agriculture for their survival -- and yet, they bear a disproportionate burden of the planet's degraded lands.