Food security

December 19 2013
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This blog-post in The Economist, written by Sir Gordon Conway and Katy Wilson, describes their views on sustainable intensification.  They argue that, to ensure food security in ways that maximise both agricultural output and the health of the...

April 15 2013

The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) has released a podcast and power point presentation following a seminar held last week on the theme of "Food as a Commodity, Human Right or Common Good? Implications for...

September 17 2013
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This book focuses on the food security in India, arguing that the challenges India faces have particular significance worldwide. It says that India’s chronic food security problem is a function of a distinctive interaction of economic, political and...

December 11 2012

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) has launched the “Big Facts” website, a set of 30 facts integrating research on topics that include food demand, agricultural emissions, climate impacts, adaptation,...

November 26 2012

A group of researchers from ISRIC - World Soil Information and from Wageningen University suggest that knowledge-sharing among regional governments throughout the world could help lead to greater food production and reduced soil erosion. The...

October 25 2012

The 2012 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report—the seventh in an annual series prepared by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)—presents...

October 25 2012

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2012 presents new estimates of undernourishment based on a revised and improved methodology. The new...

October 14 2012

In One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?, Sir Gordon Conway explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security.

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October 14 2012

Photo Neil Palmer (CIAT) We wanted to feature this very interesting take on rural food security...

August 13 2012
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Farmar-Bowers Q, Higgins V and Millar J (eds) (2012). Food Security in Australia: Challenges and Prospects for the Future, Springer.

Food Security in Australia: Challenges and Prospects for the Future provides critical insights from a...