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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]

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

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27 July 2015 - Strengths and weaknesses of the agreement reached at the Addis Ababa Conference on Financing for Development

Although it makes steps into the right direction, the Addis agreement remains incomplete and lacks a proper commitment towards concrete action required to eradicate hunger and poverty. [read]

22 July 2015 - OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook : short-sighted optimism…?

In the year of the Paris Climate Change Conference 2015 and as stock is being taken of progress made in achieving the Millenium Development Goals (MDG), the two international organisations consider the agricultural outlook from a simple productionist point of view. [read]

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