Week 6 / Women and Hunger

“Invest in the women” he said without reservation, “it’s by far the best bang for your buck…”

Week 4 / Climate Change And Natural Disasters

I’m often astonished by the kinds of comments I read on blogs and news reports from those who insist that chronic poverty is most commonly the fault of the people who are suffering the most…

Week 5 / The Human Right to Food

I don’t spend much time thinking about my own human rights. They’ve hardly ever, if ever, been seriously transgressed…

Week 3 / The Real Cost of Food

“The balance between what the farmers produce and what we all use for food, feed and biofuels is becoming precarious…”

Week 2 / ROOT CAUSES OF HUNGER

I’m approaching the second week of my coffee fast and the headaches are now less intense and usually go away with a bit of caffeinated tea. Egad! I didn’t think it’d take quite this long for my body to adjust…

Week 1 / FAMILY, FOOD, FEAST AND FAMINE

When I consider the remarkably rich role that food has played in our lives over the last two weeks glorious weeks (preparing, feasting, laughing, delighting) it tears me apart to see photos like this…

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