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Last update:    Septembre 2016

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

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European Companies and Land Grabbing: evidence of human rights violation

A study commissioned by the European Parliament demonstrates that involvement of EU-based companies in land grabbing and violations of human rights have been grossly underestimated.


The 2016 Global Nutrition Report: a taste of unfinished work…

Malnutrition: critical challenge, repeated commitments, mixed results... The Report published by IFPRI explains...but we expect more.


Nepal earthquake: support the Nepalese people

  1. - Laduk Recover Fund

  2. - UNICEF


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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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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.

100 000 premature deaths in South-East Asia: we are all responsible, but we prefer to look elswhere (New)

Our media are full of the horrors of ‘our enemies’, but we avoid carefully to face the dramatic consequences of our own behaviour. [read]

Can urban agriculture be part of the food solution? (New)

In the debate around the food issue, there has been an increasing number of voices who have put forward urban agriculture as an important part of the solution. What are the arguments that support this view?