CANADA is leader in global food security initiatives, celebrate!

  ROME — Canada's leadership on food security and nutrition is contributing to the reduction of poverty, hunger, and malnutrition in developing countries. The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, participated today in a round table in Rome to discuss global food security and nutrition, and the role of private sector partnerships. "Ensuring access to safe and nutritious food is a priority of Canada's international assistance to developing countries," said … [Read more...]

Gender and Food Security, Empowering Women for Global Food Security

Feed the Future Policy Analysis – Empowering Women for Global Food Security –   In spite of persistent global efforts to address food security, it still remains an urgent problem. Women are heralded as the key players in solving the food crisis, however these crises are the result of inequities in the food distribution system; and therefore broader gender dynamics and relations of power need to be considered. By focusing only on women’s economic empowerment, USAID’s Feed the … [Read more...]

Prediction: 2013 will be a year of serious global crisis.

The following is an article written last fall, and suggests our world has a great amount of work ahead of us this coming year. If drought is affecting areas of our world that normally enjoy feast; how will we manage a famine? The time is now to Take Action. Prediction: 2013 will be a year of serious global crisis. That crisis is predictable, and in fact has already begun. Rotting corn was damaged by severe drought on a farm near Bruceville, Indiana It will inescapably confront the … [Read more...]

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