Hunger explained ?

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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]

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


On 1/03/2015

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Most visited pages: (1) Food Crises; (2) Insufficient support; (3) Seventh principle;   (4) Facts and Figures; (5) Hunger Crime

Most downloaded files: (1) Food security (2) Stakeholders (3) Genetic Resources; (4) Land and Hunger; (5) The paradox of food and agricultural policies

 

26 March 2015 - Price policies can help promote healthier diets: the example of Europe

A WHO report shows that targeted taxes and subsidies have the potential to influence the decisions that consumers make and can be used to incentivize healthy eating. [read]



25 March 2015 - Research and biodiversity can help us reduce the negative impact of climate change: the case of beans

CGIAR researchers developed heat-tolerant bean varieties.  [read]

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