2014 will be wonderful because…

2013 has been a "transition" year for global development aid and, on a broad level, we are supposed to be optimistic about the way we're heading, which looks to be  paved with more efficiency and diversification of aid flows, aimed at strengthening national systems towards improved governance and ownership. Why optimism? The Gates Foundation outlines … Continua a leggere 2014 will be wonderful because…

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 (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)

Random links #1

Here's a weekly review of the most interesting articles I happened to read online. I invite you to choose the best one and share some thoughts on it: 1- China is giving Europe a harsh lesson in geopolitics 2 - Sustainability is unhelpful: we need to think about regeneration 3 - Missing Mahmoud 4 - Female … Continua a leggere Random links #1