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The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has launched a new food campaign to hundreds of supporters at Westminster Cathedral in London.
Christian Aid has welcomed the announcement of a UK event in 2013 on food and hunger, which currently afflicts some 870 million people globally.
The Green Party of England and Wales, meeting in Liverpool, has voted to recommend progressive new food legislation to tackle childhood obesity.
The international community has been accused of "silence" towards the plight of millions of North Koreans facing starvation and severe malnutrition.
The Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop has written to the US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, urging action on countries most hit by food insecurity.
As Global South church leaders lobby for lower food and fuel prices, a charity has called for urgent reforms within the global food system.
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.
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.
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.
Ways and means of improving food production in Britain and internationally are being discussed in Edinburgh today at a Church of Scotland conference.