More farmers seem more open to new practices, leading to to higher crop yields, or doing more with less. The limits in agriculture are fading as farmers show greater willingness for today's innovation.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) published an atlas containing a series of maps illustrating the current situation of African smallholder agriculture. The IFPRI's goal with the maps is to inform readers efforts to improve the lives of Africa's rural poor.
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.'
More than 400,000 women were raped in a 12-month period in 2006-07, according to a new study.
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.
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.
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.