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10 myths about hunger

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How much do you know about global hunger? Carla Kweifio-Okai takes a look at some of the biggest food production and nutrition myths.

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Paraguay: Farmers Group Leader Begins Third Hunger Strike

Paraguay: Farmers Group Leader Begins Third Hunger Strike | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Ruben Villalba, accused of starting violence in a police eviction, began a hunger strike against the "illegality of the trial of the case."

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Small farmers’ loss of land increases world hunger

Small farmers’ loss of land increases world hunger | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

The world is increasingly hungry because small farmers are losing access to farmland. Small farmers produce most of the world’s food but are now squeezed onto less than 25 percent of the world’s farmland, a new report reveals. Corporate and commercial farms, big biofuel operations and land speculators are pushing millions off their land.

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The paradox of hunger in the world

It is estimated that a billion people worldwide suffered from starvation in 2012. This means 1 person out of 7. However, our planet produces enough to feed its entire population.

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'Failed' food system needs urgent reform, says Olivier De Schutter

'Failed' food system needs urgent reform, says Olivier De Schutter | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it
Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, discusses flaws of the current food system and measures to reduce hunger and malnutrition.
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“The Real Target Is Zero Hunger”

“The Real Target Is Zero Hunger” | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

In FAO’s work on rural poverty, we will focus on three rural populations at risk of poverty: the smallholders, whom we will help become more productive; those who sell their labour in rural areas, for the benefit of whom we will help countries generate decent employment increasing incomes and  access food; and, finally, for those who get left out altogether we need to advise countries on the creation of social safety nets, but in a way that is not just giving out of money but that eventually supports production and /or employment.

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Biofuels and hunger, two sides of the same coin

Despite growing evidence that biofuel production is causing food insecurity around the world, the new European Union policy blueprint on renewable energy ignores the social effects of biofuels. Last week, Guatemalan victims of the food crisis came to Brussels to make European policy makers aware of the problem.

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Reducing Hunger: More Than Just Access to Food

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“We want healthy food, we want to produce according to our traditions,” farmers and activists demanded during an international forum of experts on agriculture and the environment in this southern Italian city.

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Indigenous peoples hold sustainable solutions to environmental crises

Indigenous peoples hold sustainable solutions to environmental crises | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it
Ancient indigenous agricultural and environmental practices are useful tools for building a modern response to hunger and climate change
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'Failed' food system needs urgent reform, says UN Rapporteur on Right to Food - Olivier De Schutter

'Failed' food system needs urgent reform, says UN Rapporteur on Right to Food - Olivier De Schutter | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it
Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, discusses flaws of the current food system and measures to reduce hunger and malnutrition.
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Climate change could leave another 50 million people facing hunger by 2050

Climate change could leave another 50 million people facing hunger by 2050 | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Naderev M Saño: As governments convene in Japan to discuss environmental change, the need for action to avoid a global food crisis is clear.

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Less hunger, but not good enough

Every year, we take a snapshot of world progress in the fight against chronic hunger. This year, the picture is looking better, but it’s still not good enough.

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Hunger and malnutrition: the key datasets you need to know

Hunger and malnutrition: the key datasets you need to know | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

How much food is available? What are people eating? How much do poor people spend on food?

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Quelle est la part de l'alimentation dans le budget d'un ménége selon les pays ? Quelle prévalence à l'obésité ?...

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‘The Last Hunger Season’

Africa is at last holding out the promise that it can remedy its food problems, writes Alec Russell

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Gambia: Food insecurity in Africa's smallest country

Gambia: Food insecurity in Africa's smallest country | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Africa's smallest country is struggling with the combined effects of failed rains, rising food prices and poor harvests...


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