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Foreign Aid and Trade: A Balanced Approach to Promote Greater Food Security
Eva M. Clayton
Former Congresswoman and former Assistant Director General of ...
This G8 summit was, yet again, a missed opportunity for international leaders to make a real commitment to long-term food security and support for African and developing world farmers.
A New Alliance for the Future
Rep. Karen Bass
President Obama's New Alliance announcement is an acknowledgment that the global community is capable of achieving an enormous impact even in an economic environment where many nations are being forced to retreat from their promises.
From Pledges to Progress: G8 Leaders Must Take Action Now
Secretariat to the International Agri-Food Network
By 2050, there will be 9 billion people living on our planet, and to feed these people we are going to need 70 percent more food to meet demand. That's a big challenge, and one that requires commitments and investment from world leaders to help overcome.
PHOTOS: Top G8 Summit Protests Of Past Decade
Looking To 2013 And The UK Presidency Of The G8
Chief Executive, Bond
While it is too early to speculate about what the UK government will prioritize next year, and it's unlikely that it will publish any formal agenda until the end of this year, we do know that much has changed since the last UK presidency of the G8 in 2005.
The Unsung Heroes of African Health Systems
Executive Director, African Medical and Research Foundation
Frontline health workers are really the backbone of effective health systems in developing countries. These workers are members of the community who live in the communities they serve and understand the needs as well as the barriers to achieving optimal health.
Food Security: A Ripe Opportunity For The G8
Bruce Campbell Ph.D.
Director, CGIAR Research Progam on Climate Change, Agriculture...
Not only that we must redouble our efforts to increase our overall food production, but that we must do this with a smaller impact on the climate while promoting sustainable diets and uncovering new methods for efficient distribution and waste prevention.
Empowering Women Farmers Is Key To Ensuring Global Food Security
Senior Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs
bringing the benefits of agricultural development to the farmers at the end of the road, is the challenge within the challenge.
We Need To Work Harder To Save 2.6 Million Children A Year From Nutrition-Related Deaths
Executive Director, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and ...
We hope G8 leaders commit to action and investment to improve nutrition for mothers and children during the critical 1,000 days from pregnancy to age 2, when nutrition can have a lifelong impact on a child's future in terms of both health and development.
Food Security Means Water Too
President, American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA)
As G-8 leaders hold their lengthy discussions about the challenges facing the world, they can reach out to the glass in front of them for a refreshing sip of water. What a luxury! In most places in the world, a sip of water could cause diarrhea or other water-born illness.
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Too Much at Stake: The G8's Responsibility to Tackle Child Hunger
Chairperson of the Convention on the Irish Constitution
The fight against hunger, especially child hunger, is at a critical crossroads. We have never had as much knowledge, evidence, political will and grassroots engagement as we do today to make malnutrition history.
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