Hunger explained ?

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The ambition of this site 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 and Frédéric Dévé. 

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

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

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Biodiversity or GMOs : how to increase plant resistance against drought?

Seeds are made available on the market that associate common plants (maize, paddy, soya and wheat) to a fungus that gives them the capacity to thrive better under drought conditions.  [read]


According to FAO, WFP and IFAD, the MDG on hunger can still be achieved : truth or wishful thinking?

The number of chronically undernourished are said to be decreasing worldwide, but very slowly, and in some regions, they are still on the increase. Are the Rome-based agencies addressing the right issues in their fight against hunger and food insecurity? [read]

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According to FAO, WFP and IFAD, the MDG on hunger can still be achieved : truth or wishful thinking?


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