As Russia’s Food Prices Soar, Bakers Are Feeling the Squeeze

by Evan Gershkovich The Moscow Times January 25, 2019

The cost of key ingredients like sugar and eggs grew by around 28 and 26 percent respectively last year, while grains and flour rose by approx...

The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health

by The EAT-Lancet Commission EAT Forum January 16, 2019

The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health brings together more than 30 world-leading scientists from across the globe to reach a scientific consensus that defines a healthy and sustainable diet. ...

Cutting food waste: game-changing fund opens

by Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Thérèse Coffey MP UK Government Press Release January 15, 2019

The UK government fund for food redistribution organizations aims to substantially reduce food waste from food businesses. ...

Yemen’s food crisis 10 times worse than South Sudan, says UN

by Arthur MacMillan The National December 11, 2018

The UN’s humanitarian aid chief on Monday said the food crisis in Yemen was unprecedented and 10 times worse than anything seen in South Sudan, announcing an appeal for US$4 billion (Dh14.69bn) that will be needed to fund next year’s relief effort....

Western Sidney University invests $5m into food security research

by What's New in Food Technology & Manufacturing What's New in Food Technology & Manufacturing December 5, 2018

Western Sydney University (WSU) will collaborate with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and 13 state agricultural universities on research to address global issues of food security and climate change....

We’re becoming desensitised to poverty in the UK – it’s time the government made food a basic right

by Geraldine Van Bueren The Independent December 2, 2018

A right to food would mean that all public institutions would have to offer adequate nutritious food, including hospitals and care homes...

UN Report Says Fragile Climate Puts Food Security at Risk

by Associated Press Voice of America November 29, 2018

Feeding a hungry planet is growing increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermine food systems, the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization said Wednesday as it renewed appeals for better policies and technologies to reach "zero hunger."...

Lawmakers’ action key to ending hunger and ensuring healthy and sustainable diets for all

by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Relief Web October 29, 2018

It is essential that parliaments around the world act without delay to adapt and improve legal, political and institutional frameworks to end hunger and ensure nutritious and healthy diets for all, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today....

McRaven and McCaul: National Security Dimensions of Global Food Insecurity

by Bill McRaven and Michael McCaul New Statesman October 29, 2018

Bill McRaven, a retired Navy four-star admiral who served as commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command from 2011-2014 and former chancellor of the University of Texas system from 2015-2018, and Congressman Michael McCaul, who represents the 10th District of Texas write that global hunger is a...

Urban Food Security in the Global South: Three Ideas

by Christian Man Center for Strategic & International Studies October 19, 2018

Until recently, it was widely thought that half of the world’s population lived in cities. The United Nations places the global number at 55 percent, with Africa at 43 percent and Asia at 50 percent....

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