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World Food Crisis

Epic Stop-Motion Short Uses Produce To Spell Out Food Rules

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 12.24.2013 | Green

During the 2008 world food crisis, before our planet had even crossed the seven billion mark, we grew enough food to feed 11 billion people. So why di...

U.N. Warns Export Restrictions Could Lead To Food Crisis

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green

* FAO world food index up 6 pct in July * Hikes in grain, sugar prices help fuel rebound * FAO economist warns against e...

Technology Is the Real Game Changer in the Fight Against World Hunger

Josette Sheeran | Posted 12.18.2011 | Impact
Josette Sheeran

This generation is part of something transformational and if we can harness the power of technology and social media, we can break the cycle of hunger once and for all.

Onward Corporate Food Crusaders!

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Holt Gimenez

Last week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the business leaders of the global corporate food regime announced a new Corporate Food Crusade to empower small farmers and entrepreneurs.

Price Volatility, Food Crisis and the Way Forward

Devinder Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Devinder Sharma

In the midst of the chaos being witnessed across the Arab world, what is being ignored is the role food inflation has played in triggering these protests.

Another World Food Day, Another Crisis

Robert Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Walker

A decade ago, World Food Day was a time to celebrate the progress we were making in reducing global hunger. No longer. Today, World Food Day is a time to get angry, ring alarm bells, and take action.

UN World Food Program Faces 'Dire Shortage'

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The UN food agency says it is facing critical funding shortages that have forced it to cut aid deliveries to millions of people facing starvation....

One Year On from the Food Crisis

Josette Sheeran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Josette Sheeran

History shows that without adequate access to food, people migrate, nations can fall and millions can die. We must not only produce more food, but protect those that are denied access to it.

Food Crisis: Global Warming's Biggest Threat

Seattle Times | Sandi Doughton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When searing temperatures blasted Western Europe in 2003, more than 50,000 people died and harvests of wheat, animal fodder and fruit fell by up to a ...