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Is “free-tradism” agonising? Why is it increasingly difficult to enter into free trade agreements? (New)

Free trade agreements cannot simply be considered as an economic matter as they also have profound social, environmental, health-related, political and even philosophical implications. [read]

Climate is changing - Food and Agriculture must too - Towards a “new food and agricultural revolution

The dominant narrative is to say that, as climate changes, food and agriculture must adapt. But as our food system emits close to 40% of greenhouse gasses originating from human activities, it is a real “new food and agricultural revolution” that is needed... [read]

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Last update:    December 2016

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

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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Africa: can the continent end hunger and become food self-sufficient by 2025? (New)

It seems unlikely that Africa will be able to achieve these two objectives simultaneously. However, it can end hunger, provided it mobilises adequate resources and benefits from support of its partners. [read]

The race to create super crops: what solutions to increase the efficiency  of use by plants of soil nutrients? (New)

GMOs, hyper developed root systems or new symbiotic associations? [read]