Farewell to Food Riots?

It has been a good year by the generally dismal standards of world food security.

The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation reports that perennial hunger hotspots – Bangladesh, Ghana, Nicaragua – have halved under-nourishment in… more


Help yourself to some food rights

Naomi Hossain, Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies


You need to know you have a right before you can claim it. So do people at risk of hunger think they have a right to food? What does a right to food mean,… more


Kenya is ill-prepared for another global food price spike

By Celestine Musembi and Patta Scott-Villiers

Kenya is not prepared for another spike in global and regional food prices.

Having researched the policy responses to the price spikes of 2008 and… more