The Maputo Declaration made commitments to bigger and better investments in agriculture, creating a ladder out of poverty and hunger.
Peru’s legislature is poised to pass a national food security bill.
The President’s trade envoy is opposing India’s effort to reduce hunger.
To eradicate (or at least reduce) hunger, information on who is hungry, where, and why, and what the trends are is absolutely essential.
Do we even have better global market information on food commodities?
In recent months food scandals have hit the headlines across the globe with horsemeat being passed off as beef in Europe, rat dressed up as lamb in China and fish being sold as, well other kinds of fish. These may just be the tip of the iceberg. Today’s high and volatile prices mean that concerns […]
Local food production is essential to addressing global food challenges.
Barry Shelley is Oxfam America’s global agriculture and climate change advisor. A recent story by Dan Charles on mysteries related to the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) highlights some critical issues in current SRI debates. First, intensified labor demands can be an obstacle to initial SRI adoption in some locales. Second, since development work must […]
Mining often sets up a direct competition with small-scale agriculture for control of land.