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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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Total number of visitors:              7 521 

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Most visited pages: (1) Food Crises; (2) Insufficient support; (3) Seventh principle;   (4)  Hunger Crime;  (5) Facts and Figures

Most downloaded files: (1) Food security (2) Stakeholders (3) Genetic Resources; (4) Land and Hunger; (5) The paradox of food and agricultural policies


4 January 2015 - 2015 will be the International Year of Soils

December 5, 2014 was the first celebrated World Soil Day. It was also the occasion to launch the International Year of Soils (IYS). [read]

21 December 2014 - United Kingdom: a study demonstrates the failure of the British food system

The New Economics Foundation (NEF), a London-based ‘think-and-do’ tank, published a report on the UK food system last November, with the title: Urgent recall: Our food system under review. [read]

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More readings:

Opinion: Vietnam aspires to a sustainable agricultural transformation 
                  by Klaus Urban and Günther FeilerARP_Vietnam.html
Latest items on hungerexplained.orgLatest.html
Call for papers:
Conference on Global Sustainability and Local Foods, Rome, 2 October 2015Conference_AUR.html