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Last update:    July 2016

Hunger being man-made, it can be unmade by human decisions and action

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Fences, walls, aid and fairer trade: reflecting on international migrations

It is addressing root causes of migration that will fix people in their area of origin, not fences and walls.


Nepal earthquake: support the Nepalese people

  1. - Laduk Recover Fund

  2. - UNICEF


Our objective

The ambition of this site, created in June 2013, is to try and inform on the food issue and to debunk myths on hunger (More on myths on hunger...) so that the honest citizens of the XXIst century that we are, are able to better understand the world around us and act in order to change it and make a reality of the utopia of a world without hunger. [read more]


Acknowledgements would like to thank all those who provided their support and encouragement, particularly Andrew MacMillan, Hélène Basquin, Jocelyne Recalde, Byron Ponce Segura, Mathias Maetz, Andrea Ponce Juárez, Francesca Selvetti, Maria-Grazia Quieti, Coumba Dieng Sow, Frédéric Dévé and Marie-Christine Tarby.

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Democratizing Food Governance

a conference organized by the American University of Rome (14 October 2016)

For more information, registration and submission of papers, click here.

AfDB’s new agricultural strategy: for a so-called “modern” agriculture that will be neither sustainable nor inclusive and will only benefit a minority (New)

AfDB proposes to transform African agriculture in a ‘modern’ agriculture according to the model of agriculture in rich countries, even though this model has proven to be a failure. [read]

Terrorism, Hunger, Migrations : Why are we unable to address the root causes of our problems? (New)

Yesterday 84 people were killed in Nice by a truck as they were celebrating the 227th anniversary of the French Revolution. Today’s reactions by leaders and experts show our inability to address root causes of our problems. Why?