Hunger explained ?

 

Our current selection:     


What are the challenges to be met in order to secure a sustainable future for our food system? (New)


Technology, dynamics of food and agricultural value chains and governance deficit are the main factors explaining the crisis of our food system. They determine the challenges to meet in order to secure a sustainable future. [read]



After pockets, corridors,... what next?


In Africa, development corridors were to help solve the food issue. Where do we really stand? [read]



The World Economic Forum’s “New Vision for Agriculture” is moving ahead on the ground…


Make large multinationals the masters of the food and agriculture sector, by funding them in part by rich countries’ taxpayers and to the detriment of hundreds of millions of small family farmers... [read]

More resources :

For your comments and reactions: hungerexpl@gmail.com

Last update:    March 2017

I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will. (Antonio Gramsci)

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


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


Opinions expressed here, unless otherwise specified, as well as errors are the responsibility of hungerexplained.org.


Hungerexplained.org is an autonomous and entirely independent Website based on volunteer work.

----------------------------------------

Important Remark: this website often provides the opportunity to download files in pdf format. These files, in addition to be easy to save, contain additional information and references in foot notes.

Production and use of pesticides: an infringement on the rights to food and health (New)


The alleged reasons that would make pesticides indispensable to ensure world food security are in contradictions with the right to health, considering the numerous health impacts associated to their use. [read]



Why famines in a world of plenty? (New)


The dramatic famines in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are not caused by fate but the result of man-made decisions. A converging set of causes suggest that famines risk to become more frequent in the futur, despite the sufficient availability of food worldwide. [read]

Opinions : Sweetened Research, Sugared Recommendations by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Tan Zhai Gen (new)