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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Food crises: architects needed
The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food argues that hunger is a political question, not just a technical problem to be solved with short-term fixes.
Food insecurity and the conflict trap
What can we learn from the World Food Programme's investigation into the link between food insecurity and conflict?
Below the radar innovation and entrepreneurs
A look at how social and niche-based entrepreneurship may be the shape of agricultural innovation systems of the future.
Famine we could avoid
Is climate change and/or drought to blame for 10 million people on the brink of starvation in the Horn of Africa?
Hard to stomach: Two billion now overweight
Hunger, food prices, high ecological impact diets — in a world of so many complex food issues, the era of overweight is probably only just beginning.
Fish fresh off the hook from community-supported fishers
Amazingly, it’s hard to buy fresh local fish in the seaside city of Halifax. A new co-op is fixing that.
Feeding a crowded world
The president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development argues that a global agro-industrial revolution that places rural smallholders at the centre is required.
Oxfam calls for radical rethink of world food system
Leading international development NGO outlines a plan to significantly change the way the world feeds itself.
Global food crisis: the US speculators playing with our daily bread
To what extent is commodity speculation to blame for continuing record-high food prices?
Dispute over fishing permits for foreign fleets hots up
Senegal's artisanal fishers condemn the "selling off" of fishery resources when the country's coastal stocks are severely depleted.
Land of rising food anxieties
The impact of the ongoing nuclear disaster means Japan's food security situation seems unlikely to improve in the future, unless there are drastic policy changes.
A story of food in Australia
Author Rebecca Huntley takes an in-depth look at the good, bad and ugly eating habits of people in Australia.
Water for life: an African photo exhibit
Photographer Peter Bregg travelled through Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia documenting projects that aim to ease the struggle so many face in accessing clean water.
Protecting native bee populations in Mexico
Apart from the value of the country's sizeable honey industry, many Mexican organisations are also recognizing how crucial bees are in the balance of an ecosystem.
Agave sweetens livelihoods for indigenous women
Producing goods from traditional crops (using solar power) is now a top source of income for Otomí communities in central Mexico.
A food price crisis, if not in name
With the lack of consensus on the cause of the last food crisis and currently mounting prices, the FAO's call for more rigorous analysis seems rather urgent.
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