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First world hunger – wasted food for surplus people?

Why is there food insecurity and hunger in rich countries? What can be done about it? Prof Graham Riches from the University of British Columbia first wrote about hunger in rich countries over 30 years ago. He has just revisited … Continue reading

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SQUEEZED – Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility

That’s the title of a new research report from Oxfam and the Institute for Development Studies. It chronicles the effects, five years on, of increased food prices and food price volatility upon poor people in low and middle income countries … Continue reading

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Eradicate hunger by 2025 – and don’t confuse this goal with future food provisioning

Countries can eradicate hunger if they want to, if they don’t confuse eradicating hunger with the need to secure adequate food supplies in the medium to long term. That’s the clear message from Andrew MacMillan, a former long time member … Continue reading

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