Publication: Cultivating Global Food Security A Strategy for U.S. Leadership on Productivity, Agricultural Research, and Trade

By Johanna Nesseth Tuttle, J. Stephen Morrison, Senator Robert P. Casey Jr., Senator Richard G. Lugar, and Representative Betty McCollum, cochairs Apr 27, 2010 These recommendations from leaders in government, business, academia, and the nongovernmental and philanthropy communities emphasize the importance of U.S. leadership and commitment to improving food security and making agriculture a priority >> Read more

Publication (book): Food, diversity, vulnerability and social change Research findings from insular Southeast Asia

By: Anke Niehof (Wageningen University) Book Series: Food, diversity, vulnerability and social change 2010, 144 pages, paperback, Mansholt Series - ISSN 1871-9309, Volume 9 Food is a universal basic need. The diverse ways in which people and households try to meet this need, the constraints they are up against in doing so, and the strategies >> Read more

News: Investing in women farmers key to halving hunger, says ActionAid

21st April 2010 "Investing in women smallholder farmers is the key to halving hunger and results in twice as much growth as investment in any other sector (1), a new ActionAid report reveals, as the European Union launches its rescue plan for the Millennium Development Goals in Brussels today. (Wednesday 21 April).  Less than one >> Read more

Event (NY): “Who feeds the world In 2010 and beyond? Rural women as agents of change and champions of global food security”

Global preparatory meeting for the 2010 Annual Ministerial Review on “Who feeds the world In 2010 and beyond? Rural women as agents of change and champions of global food security” Thursday, 22 April 2010, 10.00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. United Nations Headquarters, New York ECOSOC Chamber (North Lawn Building) Tentative Programme Presentation of 3-minute video >> Read more

Publications: Comparing Food and Cash Transfers to the Ultra-Poor in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has some social safety net programs that transfer food to the poor, some that transfer cash, and some that provide a combination of both. This study evaluates the relative impacts of food and cash transfers on food security and livelihood outcomes among the ultra poor in Bangladesh and includes an extensive analysis of gender-impacts >> Read more

Event: Exploring climate change, food security and global health, and why women are the key to lasting solutions

Population Action International Women and Global Health Exploring climate change, food security and global health, and why women are the key to lasting solutions The Obama administration has announced an ambitious global health initiative which seeks to broaden and integrate our approach to global issues, including HIV/AIDS, family planning and reproductive health, neglected tropical diseases, >> Read more