Category Archives: aid

Dealing with Fragility and Conflict: The importance of resilient food systems

One of the great dilemmas of our time is how we will secure and provide plentiful, healthy and nutritious food for all, and to do so in an environmentally sustainable and safe manner while addressing the co-existing double burden of … Continue reading

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Nutrition Makes its Mark, British style

I have been quite silent on my blog these days. I guess just too much work is my excuse. The opposite can be said for what is happening with nutrition these days. Lots happening, little silence. What a year 2013 … Continue reading

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Thinking about nutrition as an investment

Only 0.5% of the US foreign assistance go towards improving nutrition. Forty eight percent goes towards “security.” Improving nutrition in children can make huge strides in securing national security, intellect and long-term development. Interestingly, 33% goes towards HIV/AIDS. You can thank our … Continue reading

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7 worst international aid ideas

7 worst international aid ideas | Matador Network. “Firstly, it’s debatable whether there is actually a need for T-shirts in Africa. There is practically nowhere that people who want shirts are unable to afford them. Wanting to donate them is … Continue reading

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I ain’t no delinquent, just misunderstood…

…Deep down inside me there is good! Just a bit delinquent at keeping up on my blog these days… Not sure why, but haven’t felt a real motivation to write much about our global food system. Maybe it is because … Continue reading

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what keeps mankind alive

“What Keeps Mankind Alive” sung by Tom Waits, (originally written by Pet Shop Boys) is a relevant song for all those working in the “fight against hunger”. There is even a version by William Burroughs. The lyrics: You gentlemen who … Continue reading

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The global food crisis: The right to decide what we eat | Ibrahim Coulibaly | guardian.co.uk

The global food crisis: The right to decide what we eat | Ibrahim Coulibaly | Global development | guardian.co.uk. Couldn’t have said it better than this…food sovereignty is a must.

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