FAO is working to help typhoon-affected farmers to ensure the next harvests in 2014 – You can help as well.
Seed is the first link in the food chain. It is also the first link in addressing hunger and malnutrition. Seed sovereignty is food sovereignty.
It is jaw dropping to see how much agriculture has expanded in the past 300 years. Back in the 18th century, there was hardly enough agriculture to plot on a map in many parts of the world. Today, nearly every corner of the globe has been cultivated with crops or is used for grazing animals.
Hunger is the uncomfortable experience of not having enough food to eat. We say people are hungry when they are deprived of food or experiencing famine.
Last week we presented five common myths about hunger. This week we’ve got five more to debunk and demystify.
If we want to end global hunger, we’ll have to unlearn a few things first. Here are five commonly held beliefs about hunger – debunked and demystified.