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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 and Frédéric Dévé. 

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

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21 May 2015 - Reducing sugar consumption, overweight and related diseases

A comprehensive approach that influences the availability of sugar, its price, our perception of sugar and of its substitutes, as well as our awareness of the presence of sugar in the food that we consume, will help reduce its consumption. [read]

17 May 2015 - Impressions on the world exhibition in Milano 2015 (Expo2015)

Impressions from two and a half days at the World exhibition in Milano, whose theme is ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’. [read]


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by Ignacio Trueba and Andrew MacMillan

L’Harmattan ITALIA, 2015, 110 pages

An updated version of the book first published in 2011 and released on the occasion of EXPO Milano.

« This book contains truths too important to dismiss, but it is also a book of visionaries », Olivier DE SCHUTTER

« This little book offers an easy and pleasant read. It makes concrete proposals, some of which run counter to conventional approaches », Le Monde Économique.