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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, Frédéric Dévé and Marie-Christine Tarby, 

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

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1 July 2015 - In the US, the industrial food and agriculture sector spent hundreds of millions on communication to influence the media, consumers and policy. What about in Europe?


17 June 2015 - A solution to combat climate change: an agriculture that stores carbon in the soil

Regenerative organic agriculture can help store a huge quantity of carbon in the soil while contributing to make agriculture more sustainable and to eradicate hunger. [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.

Intergenerational equity is possible, provided there is a fundamental change in the principles that govern the world


Impressions on the world exhibition in Milano 2015 (Expo2015)