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World food and hunger crisis 2013

Climate change and food prices: the scary hidden stressors Thomas L Friedman New York Times March 2, 2013

Resolving the food crisis: The need for decisive action Sophia Murphy and Timothy A Wise Al Jazeera January 30, 2013 

Will there be a global food crisis in 2013? IRIN News January 16, 2013  Se

José Antonio Alvarado and his family harvested corn in November on a highway median in Guatemala, where farmers struggle to find land. Richard Perry/The New York Times 

José Antonio Alvarado and his family harvested corn in November on a highway median in Guatemala, where farmers struggle to find land. Richard Perry/The New York Times More photos

As biofuel demand grows, so do Guatemala’s hunger pangs Elisabeth Rosenthal New York Times January 5, 2013 See Hunger Notes special report Food and hunger crisis

If we want food to remain cheap we need to stop putting it in our cars Timothy Wise The Guardian September 5, 2012

30% of children in southern Afghanistan malnourished, report says Emma Graham-Harrison The Guardian September 4, 2012

A record 46.7 million Americans—or roughly one in five adults—used food stamps in June, the Department of Agriculture reports Bonnie Kavoussi Huffington Post September 5, 2012  

Photo: Man and woman walking with groceries.  Photo: Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)

Ten percent of American households were not able to provide their children with “adequate, nutritious” food at times during 2011, according to a new USDA Economic Research Service report. This translates into more than 16.6 million children — or 22 percent of all American kids — who lived in households that could not adequately feed them.  Photo: Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)

Ten percent of U.S. households couldn’t adequately feed kids in 2011 Tim Carman Washington Post September 5, 2012

Five stars for the hunger summit Simon Maxwell August 21, 2012

Food: How bad is the crisis?  IRIN News August 15, 2012

Global food reserves falling as drought wilts crops Tony C Dreibus and Elizabeth Campbell Bloomberg News August 9, 2012

The hunger wars in our future: heat, drought, rising food costs and global unrest Michael Klare Truthout August 7, 2012

Food: Price shock hotspots IRIN News August 6, 2012

Malnourished children outside hospital in Gao, Mali. World Vision and Save the Children say that millions of families in the Sahel region are suffering in what is effectively a large-scale nutrition crisis. They say the main reason is not drought or food deficit, but a lack of protection against shock price rises. Photo: AFP

Malnourished children outside hospital in Gao, Mali. World Vision and Save the Children say that millions of families in the Sahel region are suffering in what is effectively a large-scale nutrition crisis. They say the main reason is not drought or food deficit, but a lack of protection against shock price rises. Photo: AFP

Sahel region of West Africa 'in permanent food crisis'; more than one million children at risk of severe malnutrition, aid organizations say BBC News August 1, 2012

Kenya: Urban poor face rising food insecurity  IRIN News August 6, 2012

How to feed 9 billion people Greg Page Washington Post August 3, 2012

Corn for food, not fuel Colin A Carter and Henry I Miller New York Times July 30, 2011

Farmer Albert Walsh walks through a drought-damaged corn field in Carmi, Ill.  Photo: Washington Post

Farmer Albert Walsh walks through a drought-damaged corn field in Carmi, Ill.  Photo: Daniel Acker / Bloomberg View photo gallery

Drought in U.S. reaching levels not seen in 50 years, pushing up crop prices Peter Whoriskey and Michael A. Fletcher  Washington Post July 16, 2012

Midwest's heat dashes hopes for a bumper crop of corn Monica Davey New York Times July 3, 2012

FAO food price index drops sharply: World cereal supplies expected to be abundant in 2012/13 FAO June 7, 2012

The hunger wars in our future: heat, drought, rising food costs and global unrest (opinion) Michael Klare Truthout August 7, 2012

One in seven suffer malnourishment: UN food agency Seed Daily May 30, 2012 See full report (42 page PDF file)

 

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