Rural Development: The key to tackle local hunger and poverty?

The lack of knowledge to respect nature and discrimination against minorities have created great hunger and poverty challenges. Photo: Samuel Vigier, Flickr

Av: Claire Coviaux och Maria Malmsten

Rural development is the process of life quality improvement and economic growth of rural populations in developing countries. It reduces local poverty and hunger by addressing many multi-sectoral needs including education, health, agriculture, and natural resources. The concept first appeared in the 1992 UN Agenda 21 – Chapter 14. Its major influence in the international […]

3 maj, 2021, Editorial, Magazine

The paradox of food waste and hunger

Claire van Enk created Farm to Feed Kenya to connect farmers and people suffering from hunger. Photo: Micky Schepers-Farm to Feed Kenya

Av: Maria Malmsten

The paradox of hunger, food loss and waste is a global issue. All around the world, a third of all produced food never reaches the consumer. Claire van Enk has created Farm to Feed Kenya to bring about change in these issues, while striving for a healthier planet.

29 april, 2021, Long read, Magazine

More can be done to reduce food waste

The variety of terms such as “best before”, “sell by”, “eat by”, “expires on” need simplification and tailoring to regional contexts to help reduce food waste. Photo: mnplatypus/Pixabay

Av: Alexandru Mocanu

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is calling for halving the global food waste. Although high-income economies are generally assumed to display more wasteful patterns, food waste hits the Global South the hardest.

26 april, 2021, Chronicle, Magazine

How can the world achieve Zero Hunger?

Foto: Kate Holt/AusAID (CC BY 2.0)

Av: FUF Lund

In 2015 the international community represented by the 193 Member States of the UN adopted the 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development in order to improve our lives by 2030. Goal 2 – Zero Hunger – pledges to end hunger, achieve food security, improve nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. This goal is the priority of […]

15 maj, 2019, English, FUF-podden, Magazine