world food crisis

  • October 17, 2011

    Oxfam has called upon governments meeting at the UN’s Committee on World Food Security in Rome to tackle the root causes of hunger.

  • October 18, 2010

    The growing food crisis, which is leaving millions of people without enough to eat, has inequality at its root, says a leading development agency.

  • August 2, 2010

    There are a billion hungry people in the world today, most of them in Asia, says Shay Cullen. Tackling hunger is both an issue of justice and a challenge to faith.

  • July 26, 2010

    “Eleanor’s courgette has grown so much this past week, and she’s checking it all the time”. My friend’s young daughter was in the children’s programme at the National Justice and Peace Network of England and Wales Conference last weekend in Derbyshire – ‘Our Daily Bread – Food security, People and Planet’.

  • November 16, 2009

    Millions of people will go hungry when future global food crises strike unless the world’s half a billion small-scale farms receive urgent support from the UK and other governments, says development agency Progressio.

  • July 21, 2009

    Gebisa Ejeta, a professor of agronomy at Purdue University in the US, has been named recipient of the World Food Prize for his vital research on sorghum in his native Africa.

  • July 23, 2008

    The dramatic rise over the past twelve months in global food prices poses a threat to the very poorest and to humanity as a whole, says a new specialist report from the UN - which is seeking to coordinate global action.