Food, farming, and hunger
Of the 5.9 million children who die each year, poor nutrition plays a role in at least half these deaths. That’s wrong. Hunger isn’t about too many people and too little food. It’s about power, and its roots lie in inequalities in access to resources and opportunities.
News update March 15, 2017
Today the UN announced that levels of hunger have increased by 20 percent in Yemen since June 2016.
Story March 10, 2017
On the fringes of Peru’s capital city, where disaster looms over migrant families, Rosario Quispe and PREDES are dialing down the risks.
Story March 7, 2017
Expert rice farmers in Vietnam train neighbors in better ways to grow more
News update February 24, 2017
The world stands on the brink of an unprecedented four famines in 2017 due to a catastrophic failure of the global community to uphold its obligations to the world’s most vulnerable people.
News update February 21, 2017
100,000 South Sudanese are facing starvation, marking the first famine to be declared in the world in over six years.
First Person blog December 28, 2016
In the semi-arid Sahel, Senegalese farmers find ways of coping.