Category Archives: Food

Ten data, one figure and a fact about Eastern Africa

As of 05 August 2014 In Eastern Africa there are 14,4 Million children, women and men are food insecure. In Eastern Africa there are 6,8 Million children, women and men displaced from their homes. In Somalia there are 1.1 Million … Continue reading

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Cash not food – Giving choices to the Poor People

(Versión en español) Recently I was invited to a Ted X Barcelona Change Talk, where I proposed a major disruption in the way aid is managed.  In brief I proposed that we move away from food aid and substitute food with … Continue reading

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The future of food; shortages in the production and injustice in the distribution

Demand for food is projected to rise by 50% in 2030.  However, the world consumed more food than it produced in seven of the 8 years between 2000 and 2008 and rates of productivity growth driven by the “Green Revolution” … Continue reading

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