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May 2022

  1. Out of Africa: Rich continent, poor people by Jomo Kwame Sundaram. 

        [read: Out_of_Africa.pdf.


November 2021

  1. Climate Injustice at Glasgow Cop-Out by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury.  

        [read: Cop-out.pdf].


  1. The importance of cooperation and solidarity in fighting hunger and poverty by Daniel Gustafson.

        [read: Cooperation.pdf].


  1. Will Glasgow Fix Broken Climate Finance Promises? by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury.

        [read: Glasgow_eng.pdf].


  1. The possible relevance of Kenya’s experience to shaping aid to Africa by Andrew MacMillan.

        [read: Kenya_aid.pdf].


September 2021

  1. A strange Summit by George-André Simon.

        [read: Strange_summit.pdf].


  1. Food Systems Summit’s Scientistic Threat by Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

        [read: Scientistic_threat.pdf].


July 2021

  1. Who will decide what we will be eating in the future? by George-André Simon.

        [read: Pre-summit.pdf].


  1. Personal reflections on food summitry by Andrew MacMillan.

        [read: Summitry.pdf].


May 2021

  1. Struggle for the Future of Food by Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

        [read: Struggle_for_future.pdf].


  1. Why the European Union should include Fair Prices in its policies by Ruud Bronkhorst.

        [read: EU_Fair_price.pdf].


April 2021

  1. Another False Start in Africa Sold with Green Revolution Myths by Timothy A. Wise and Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

        [read: False_start.pdf].


February 2021

  1. Rethinking Food and Agriculture – New Ways Forward, a review by Andrew MacMillan.

        [read: Rethinking_Food_and_Agriculture.pdf].



2020

Septembre 2020

  1. Combatting climate change in our daily life by Materne Maetz.

        [read: Climate_daily.pdf].


July 2020

  1. Condemned to utopia ? Climate and democracy: changing our paradigm to preserve the climate and our future by Materne Maetz.

        [read: Climate_and_democracy.pdf].


May 2020

  1. Reflections on the Impact on Human Capital of Two Pandemics : COVID 19 around the world and HIV/AIDS in Kenya by Andrew MacMillan.

        [read: Two_pandemics.pdf].


April 2020

  1. Green Counter-Revolution in Africa? by Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

        [read: Green_counterrevolution.pdf].


March 2020

  1. Back to reality - Reflections around the COVID-19 crisis by Materne Maetz.

        [read: Back_to_reality.pdf].


January 2020

  1. School Lunch Programmes for Progress by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Wan Manan Muda.

        [read: Schoolfeeding.pdf].



2019

December 2019

  1. Address Malnutrition, Not Just Food Security by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Wan Manan Muda and Tan Zhai Gen.

        [read: Address_malnutrition.pdf].


October 2019

  1. Beware High-Fat Diets by Wan Manan Muda and Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

        [read: Beware_High_Fat_Diets.pdf].


April 2019

  1. World Bank dispossessing rural poor by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury.

        [read: Dispossessing_rural_poor.pdf].


March 2019

  1. World Bank Financializing Development? by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury.

        [read: Financializing_Development.pdf].


February 2019

  1. Agribusiness Is the Problem, Not the Solution by Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

        [read: Agribusiness_problem.pdf].



2018

December 2018

  1. Big Business Capturing UN SDG Agenda? by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury.

        [read: Big_business_UN.pdf].


May 2018

  1. Agricultural Trade Liberalization Undermined Food Security by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury.

        [read: Trade_liberalization_and_food_security.pdf].



2017

August 2017

  1. Fair Prices to achieve a Living Income by Ruud Bronkhorst.

        [read: Fair_price.pdf].


August 2017

  1. UN Analytical Leadership in Addressing Global Economic Challenges by José Antonio Ocampo and Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

        [read: UN.pdf].



June 2017

  1. Unleashing the transformational power of informal institutions for rural development: an FAO perspective by Vito Cistulli.

       [read: Institutions_En.pdf].


  1. How to stop the global inequality machine by Jason Hickel.

        [read: Machine.pdf].



May 2017

  1. Genetically Engineered Disappointments by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Tan Zhai Gen.

        [read: GE_disappointments.pdf].


  1. Growing Inequality under Global Capitalism by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury.

        [read: Growing_inequality.pdf].


April 2017

  1. Gates Foundation’s rose-colored world view not supported by evidence by Martin Kirk and Jason Hickel.

        [read: Rose_world.pdf].


  1. Catastrophic Antibiotic Threat from Food by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Tan Zhai Gen.

        [read: Antibiotics.pdf].



March 2017

  1. Sweetened Research, Sugared Recommendations by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Tan Zhai Gen.

        [read: Sugar.pdf].



January 2017

  1. Free Trade Agreements Promote Corporate Interests by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury.

        [read: Free_trade.pdf]. 



2016


July 2016

  1. To eliminate sustainably hunger: the territorial option, by Vito Cistulli.

       [read: Hunger_and_Territorial_Option.pdf].



2015


December 2015

  1. Addressing Governance for increased effectiveness of FAO interventions at country level (with an example from Niger) by Klaus Urban and Dubravka Bojic.

        [read: Governance.pdf].


July 2015

  1. Cash transfers and hunger eradication: Andrew MacMillan introduces two papers by Frédéric Dévé.

        [read: MacMillan_Introduction.pdf, Cash_transfer_hunger.pdf and One_billion.pdf].


February 2015

  1. Institutions of the small farmers: What next? by Shyam Khadka.

       [read: Small_farmers_organization.pdf].




2014

December 2014

  1. Vietnam aspires to a sustainable agricultural transformation by Klaus Urban and Günther Feiler.

        [read: ARP_Vietnam.pdf].


June 2014

  1. Hasn’t the time come for some brave new thinking on food management? by Andrew MacMillan.

        [read: Some_brave_new_thinking_on_food_management.pdf].




2013

December 2013

  1. Reflections on Family Farming by Andrew MacMillan.

        [read: Refections_on_family_farming.pdf].


November 2013

  1. The Food System We Need by Andrew MacMillan.

        [read: The_Food_System_We_Need.pdf].


October 2013

  1. Lampedusa, Westgate and Famine in the Horn of Africa - It’s All too Easy to Forget by Andrew MacMillan.

        [read: Lampedusa.pdf].


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