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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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