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The ambition of this site, created in June 2013, is to try and inform on the food issue and to debunk myths on hunger (More on myths on hunger...) so that the honest citizens of the XXIst century that we are, are able to better understand the world around us and act in order to change it and make a reality of the utopia of a world without hunger. [read more]


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Our headlines:

Côte d’Ivoire decides to work with chocolate majors for a more sustainable management of tropical forests: should we be concerned? (New)


Will the chocolate multinationals put restoration of forest cover above their economic interests? What implications for cocoa producers?  [read]

 

Improved and local paddy varieties in South Asia: governments remain deaf to arguments put forward by farmers while biodiversity continues to decrease (New)


For small farmers of the Indian subcontinent, rice is “more than just a bundle of calories and starch”. [read]

 

Can the food issue be reduced to a question of production?  (New)


A sustainable solution to the food issue will only be found if there are in-depth changes both in the way our food is being produced and consumed. This will require to challenge the paradigm that underpins the world economy and causes intolerable inequalities. [read]