La sfida della sicurezza alimentare

Dopo una panoramica sulle questioni sanitarie, passiamo ora al tema centrale del cibo – pienamente attuale e anche al centro dell’Expo 2015 di Milano – vedendo quali sono i nodi irrisolti e cosa ci aspetta in futuro Una delle questioni irrisolte – e più complicate - dello sviluppo sostenibile è come il mondo si nutrirà. … Continua a leggere La sfida della sicurezza alimentare

The Food Paradox: Scarcity vs Waste

(Leggi la versione in italiano qui) Christmas Holidays are a good opportunity to stop, reflect and reason about food reality, as it displays on our table and around the world. Here in Italy, most families are used to celebrate preparing immense amounts of dishes, large parts of which will inevitably be thrown away. At the … Continua a leggere The Food Paradox: Scarcity vs Waste

Our Primary Challenge: Defeat Hunger and Achieve Food Security For All (2)

As quoted in the previous part of this article, the fight against hunger is deeply related to other development targets (empowerment of women, child protection, economic growth etc.). If we talk about protecting farmers and enhancing their productivity, the CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security gives us interesting insights on how … Continua a leggere Our Primary Challenge: Defeat Hunger and Achieve Food Security For All (2)

Our Primary Challenge: Defeat Hunger and Achieve Food Security For All (1)

Hunger is directly linked to poverty and their extremes are interwoven. It's not a coincidence that the first goal set in the MDGs' framework back in 2000 was to eradicate this two-faced damnation of mankind. As recently stated by the World Bank - for the first time in history - humanity has the means to … Continua a leggere Our Primary Challenge: Defeat Hunger and Achieve Food Security For All (1)