Changing seasons and extreme weather are leading to droughts, flash floods and landslides. Put simply, climate change is making people hungry.
Birtukan Dagnachew Tegegn believes in making a contribution to the world- through farming.
Today CFS member states adopted the Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems. They are a long way from being the gold standard we were looking for.
By Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International - Giving women access to the same productive resources as men could reduce the number of hungry people in the world by 100 to 150 million people. Today, to mark the International Day of Rural Women, the time for steadfast political commitment to help rural women has arrived.
Ten years ago, in November 2004, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) adopted the Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security.
Most of us eat food at least three times a day. But in El Salvador those who grow over 80 percent of the food consumed in the country are those most likely to suffer from hunger. It's time to change this.
While climate change is making hunger worse, we can work together to fix it: Thousands of people are taking action this week. And: Could you make it as a farmer? Take our quiz to find out!
Launched in February 2013, the Behind the Brands campaign has successfully used the power of consumers and investors to call on the world’s ten largest food and beverage companies to publish new commitments to improve how they address issues across seven themes.
German supermarket chains are partly responsible for substantially undercutting the legal minimum price for bananas in Ecuador, which has dire consequences for small agricultural producers and plantation workers.