The fear that global demand for food will outstrip supply has led to significant debate.
In Latin America and the Caribbean, national budgets remain blind to the special needs and priorities small-scale producers.
Burkina Faso relies on subsistence agriculture to meet the basic needs of a large part of the population.
Local food reserves can contribute to food security strategies and have the potential to empower communities.
The GROW female food champion competition in Tanzania attracted over 6000 nominations from women farmers and producers, but who would be recognized as Mama SujaWaChakula, a woman champion?
In response to the G8’s Accountability Report, which records the G8’s prog
By supporting small-scale agricultural producers, policy makers in governments and donor agencies can help some of the poorest people in the world to improve their livelihoods.
A new era of high and volatile food prices is causing life-changing shifts in society, according to Oxfam and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in a joint report published today.
A large amount of the fresh produce sold in UK supermarkets is imported from developing countries.
The rush to invest in farmland in Africa is having an immediate impact on women’s land-use options, on their livelihoods, on food availability and the cost of living, and, ultimately, on wo