Category - food

  • 26 May 2011

    The National Council of Churches in Korea has been threatened with legal action by the Seoul government after sending food aid to starving North Koreans.

  • 21 May 2011

    Christian Aid Week focuses on vital fundraising for the global work of the UK-based churches' international development agency, and its many indigenous partners across several continents.

    But there are also significant opportunities for raising awareness of key concerns - such as food, commodities, population and poverty.

  • 20 May 2011

    A new report calls on policy-makers to investigate why food price rises have in recent years begun to mirror the level of investment in food futures.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    Ways and means of improving food production in Britain and internationally are being discussed in Edinburgh today at a Church of Scotland conference.

  • 8 Jan 2011

    As I have observed in previous articles arising from my 2011 Ghana trip, economic and political life here is comparatively stable and prosperous, and there has been substantial growth over the past decade - but how benefits are assessed very much depends on perspective. Structurally, and in terms of levelling income and power distribution, things look much less rosy, for sure.

  • 30 Nov 2010

    Food rights experts are asking Africa to be wary of land grabbing by foreign companies who want to produce bio-fuel crops and food for their home markets

  • 26 Nov 2010

    It is possible to win the struggle against food insecurity in Africa, says the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, which campaigns for food justice.

  • 22 Sep 2010

    A Kenyan theologian and ecologist is warning that foreign companies using land in Africa to grow food and bio-fuel crops are undermining food security.

  • 16 Sep 2010

    The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance says that if one sixth of the world's population is hungry when there is sufficient food to feed the world, action to address root causes is needed.

  • 6 Sep 2010

    Land rights in Brazil have fuelled conflict at every level within the country for more than 500 years, writes Pascale Palmer, exploring the issues that lie behind Brazil’s “agricultural miracle” and the struggle to feed the planet in the face of both need and greed.