food price volatility

food price volatility

Help Yourself!

Help Yourself! provides the second year results of a four-year study on how food price volatility affects everyday life and uncovers grassroots realities related to the right to food.

EU ministers leave the door open for harmful food speculation

Little will be done to curb harmful food speculation today as EU finance ministers meet to approve their position on the new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) – which sets new regulations for financial markets. According to a broad coalition of environmental and development organizations, loopholes in the legislation will render it ineffective to prevent food speculation, and the resulting food price spikes that hit the poorest the hardest.

Escaping the Hunger Cycle

This report by the Sahel Working Group discusses the chronic food and nutrition crisis across countries in the Sahel.

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