Category Archives: hunger

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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Infographic on rising food prices

IFPRI did a great visual on what rising food prices mean for the hungry and malnourished.

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Check out Gorta’s World Food Day conference

Last Friday, I spoke at Gorta’s World Food Day conference on food prices. Gorta CEO Brian Hanratty severely criticised the fact that soaring food prices and food price volatility are yet another factor affecting the world’s most vulnerable. Entitled ‘Food Prices – … Continue reading

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Hunger fighter

I was recently highlighted on the new and very cool Revolution Hunger site as one of the hunger fighters. There are some big names on there, such as Norman Borlaug, Roger Thurow, and Ruth Oniango, to name a few, so…I … Continue reading

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A Taste Test for Hunger – A new way of measuring caloric intake

An interesting insight to counting calories and measuring hunger by delving deeper into how people spread their calories across different foods. A Taste Test for Hunger – NYTimes.com. “Rising incomes have indeed made people better off; however, they have used … 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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mad as hell and there is nothing we are going to do about it

Last year, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) ran an ad campaign against the 1 billion who were hungry (now 925 million one year later, even with food price increases…). The numbers themselves are only estimates, and I … Continue reading

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