Ever wonder why hundreds of millions of people go hungry?
The reality is this: we already know what works against hunger. But the world has never made it a top priority. Our objective is to build a critical mass of people worldwide who no longer accept the status quo. To put pressure on politicians – in rich and poor countries alike – to do what needs to be done.
Every year, an Iowa-based research institution awards a World Food Prize to two global leaders who have made measureable contributions to fight global hunger. This year, John Agyekum Kufuor and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva have been chosen. [...]
"Score the goals: Teaming up to achieve the Millennium Development Goals" tells the story of the footballers and their fans, who are shipwrecked. They all must find food, water and shelter, and resolve health issues – extreme challenges that almost one billion undernourished people face daily. [...]
The first 1000 days period from pregnancy through age two is considered critical in shaping a baby's lifelong health and development. The 1000 Days partnership focuses on action and investment to improve nutrition for mothers and children during this time. [...]
Responding to severe food price hikes and increased need for quick action, the World Bank produced this video with a number of staff members each giving a short answer to the big question of feeding the world. [...]
Chronic hunger in the south of Somalia has turned to famine. A combination of the worst drought in 60 years and political chaos has left communities in the south of the country in severe food crisis. [...]
Did you know roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — gets lost or wasted? Read, Global Food Losses and Food Waste, prepared for Save Food!, an international congress held in May. [...]
Ever wondered what it's like to live in chronic hunger? How hard it is to live below the poverty line? Watch this video filmed by our team and see how this African woman tries to feed her family with only four US dollars a month. [...]
The Food Issue Foreign Policy travels across the hungry planet through this special edition
As skyrocketing food prices dictate politics from the Middle East to
Madagascar, an award-winning magazine of global politics and economics Foreign Policy publishes its first-ever issue dedicated to food. [...]
Did you know that if women in rural areas had the same access to resources and opportunities as men, agricultural production could be increased and the number of hungry people reduced by 100-150 million? [...]
The Global Food for Thought blog, Twitter feed and Facebook wall provide updated information, commentary and analysis on breaking developments in international agriculture, food, and related issues. [...]
This is an audio clip from a ceremony held on 30 November 2010 at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy. At the event signatures of over 3 million people were presented to representatives of world governments. [...]