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Should we be celebrating success on World Hunger Day? Official hunger reduction goals were again eased when the base year
This lack of investment was underlined prior to the Pan African Grain Legume and World Cowpea Conference, when a new global
All across the Pacific, high temperatures have been recorded and residents reported the hottest months they have ever experienced. For some islands however, the impacts have gone beyond a daily nuisance to a serious marine threat.
The millions who die from hunger every year are victims of our indifference; hundreds of millions receive insignificant aid
Insects are easy to raise by individuals. Insect farms consist of a simple container with a lid, perhaps a bit of water and feed. They are cheap to maintain and take up little space. Think: immediate, healthy, low cost protein for families. Cricket topped mac n' cheese, anyone?
ActionAid is an international nonprofit organization working to free people from injustice and poverty around the world. Their
Back in the year 2000, the UN created a set of goals aiming to achieve them by 2015. Governments and corporations pledged to work to reduce poverty, address sanitation challenges, and several other serious challenges of our planet.
The challenges the world faces today are sometimes so big and so many that they can scare us into inaction or nudge us into looking only at our immediate surroundings or our immediate needs. We need to resist the temptation to do both.
If we really want to have enough water to support a future global population of 9 billion people we should protect the world's farmers, because they play such a crucial role in managing 92 percent of the water we use, by producing the world's food.
March 22nd, World Water Day, is a day to celebrate one of the planet's most precious resources, fresh water. But that resource is being rapidly depleted.
Nearly a quarter of the damages caused by natural disasters in the developing world affect the agricultural sector, exacting
Throughout 2014, Food Tank has been honored to collaborate with numerous organizations around the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).
Just imagine if we, speaking from the western world, go to bed hungry only for one or two nights. Would we be able to be as effective and as productive at work as always?
A parent who doesn't feed his/her hungry child is judged harshly -- and children come to understand that being fed regularly is their birth right, their entitlement. This is not the case for those living in poverty and with food insecurity.
Are you ready to make daily decisions that help support a more sustainable food system, but done with the really easy stuff?
Small Island Developing States share many similar social, economic and environmental challenges, including relatively small populations, limited land resources, vulnerability to natural disasters and external shocks, as well as high food import bills and an excessive dependence on foreign trade.
I got the chance to be in an inspiring place where you can actually breathe knowledge and engagement for social-economic and human causes, namely poverty eradication and food access ( or accessibility) to all.
One of the most overlooked ingredients in farming exists right beneath farmers' feet -- healthy, fertile soils.
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) proclaimed 2014 the International Year of Family Farming. There are 500 million smallholder farms worldwide and more than two billion people in the world depend on them for their livelihoods.
If you want good global governance, you have to provide good global citizenship.