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Commentary- High food prices and dietary quality: Who pays?

This post  by Howarth Bouis, Director of HarvestPlus, which is coordinated by IFPRI and  CIAT, is part of a series produced by  The Chicago Council on Global Affairs  marking the occasion of its annual  Global Food Security Symposium  in Washington, D.C.,…

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Scarce Resources Lead to Persistent Hunger

Hunger is in the headlines. A drought that swept the African Sahel left 18 million people on the brink of starvation. A food price crisis prevented families across the globe from buying enough to eat. Civil unrest and natural disasters around the…

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2011 Global Hunger Index Launched

Today marks the launch of the  2011 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report, the sixth in an annual series, which presents a multidimensional measure of global, regional, and national hunger. This year's report shows that although the world has made some…

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Paying the Price for Eating Meat

“Eating meat is something new now,” states Joel E. Cohen during the first annual Malthus Lecture titled “Meat,” which was delivered on March 3, 2010 in Washington, DC. According to Cohen, the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of Populations at The…