December 7th 2013
A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims that a global shift toward an animal-based diet has increased humanity’s rank on the food chain....
December 6th 2013
Hunger in Britain has reached the level of a “public health emergency” and the Government may be covering up the extent to which austerity and welfare cuts are adding to...
October 18th 2013
The number of hungry people in the world was estimated at 842 million in 2011-13 by the Global Hunger Index (GHI) report released on Monday, even as world cereal production...
October 3rd 2013
JEREMY GRANTHAM'S GOT A TRACK RECORD that's impossible to ignore—he called the Internet bubble, then the housing bubble. While moves like those have earned the famed forecaster the nickname "perma-bear,"...
September 30th 2013
Currently around 870 million people in the world do not receive enough food to live healthily, equivalent to one in eight of the world’s population. A new report by Oxfam has now...
September 21st 2013
Lean and towering at 6 feet 5 inches, Ken Giller blends right into the rows of climbing beanstalks he is examining on this blisteringly hot spring day in Buhoro, a...
September 17th 2013
Instead of imploring kids to finish what’s on their plate because there are starving people in the world, a new tactic could be to accuse them of contributing to global...
September 16th 2013
Political analysts generally believe that a new government sets the tone of its rule in the first hundred days in office.
Unfortunately for Zimbabwe, the first 50 days have not given...
September 2nd 2013
Climate change is helping pests and diseases that attack crops to spread around the world, a study suggests.
Researchers from the universities of Exeter and Oxford have found crop pests are...
September 2nd 2013
Demand for food is expected to increase, outpacing supply. As this situation worsens in the years ahead, the world will be burdened by the growing problem of food security. Expect...
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