Browsing the "world hunger" Tag

World Grain Production Down in 2010, But Recovering

December 11th, 2011 | by Danielle Nierenberg

World grain production fell in 2010, exacerbating a global food situation already plagued by rising prices, according to new research published by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online publication. Despite record rice and maize yields around the world, global wheat production dropped substantially enough to bring total grain output to just below 2008 levels


Agriculture: The Unlikely Earth Day Hero

April 21st, 2011 | by Danielle Nierenberg

This Earth Day, Nourishing the Planet offers 15 solutions to guide farmers, scientists, politicians, agribusinesses and aid agencies as they commit to promoting a healthier environment and a more food-secure future


Global Food Supply Issues & Chance of Food Riots

January 24th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

These days, living in a global village of sorts, we can easily take for granted the wide variety of foods we have access to and relatively low food prices. However, as the United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog (USAFLPB) notes, global food supply may be approaching its limit, we are currently seeing considerable price increases, and we could see much more in the future



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