Topic: International Food Policy Research Institute
Programs trading cash for behavior change now reach nearly a quarter of all Latin Americans. How do they work?
Brazil is the world’s top exporter of soy and poultry, much of it headed to China to feed its growing middle class. But some say Brazil is ignoring hunger at home.
The last spike in global food prices was marked by rioting. With prices again on the rise, G20 agriculture ministers are meeting in Paris and are expected to adopt an 'action plan.'
06/22/2011 06:19 pm
Africa Monitor Shocking Congo rape statistics show husbands - not just soldiers, rebels - perpetuate the problem
More than 400,000 women were raped in a 12-month period in 2006-07, according to a new study.
05/12/2011 01:55 pm
Weather, inflation, and biofuels pushed the United Nations food price index to an all-time high in December, sparking concern over the poor being left with empty plates.
02/10/2011 11:41 am
Foreign investors see Africa as a breadbasket. Done well, investment could help with African hunger but create food security for the rest of the world.
02/06/2011 12:57 pm
The Global Hunger Index, released Monday, shows progress against hunger in South Asia and Latin America. But the world needs to focus on childhood nutrition for this to continue.
10/11/2010 04:44 pm
Wealthy countries are buying up farm land in poorer countries – with global consequences. These controversial land grabs hurt local workers and ecosystems, and dangerously tip the scale of the world's food economy.
09/14/2010 11:20 am
Mozambique’s food riots in the capital city of Maputo reinforce the pessimistic outlook for Africa's food future, but several places on the continent are producing food surpluses.
09/07/2010 12:44 pm
To fight poverty and overpopulation, crops need coaxing. Advances in deep-root food plants may trigger a new Green Revolution.
04/06/2010 12:07 pm