Russia and Egypt Strive to Ensure Food Security in Africa

Vladimir Odintsov Despite modern agro-industrial technologies, the trend towards food shortages continues. This, in particular, is evidenced by the information published by the UN that up to 820 million people are starving in the world, which is about 10% of the world population.  There are more malnourished and hungry people around the world today than ever before, despite…

How Agribusiness Produces Hunger

Gabriela Moncau According to a study, the agribusiness sector promotes inequality, which is responsible for 55% of the Brazilian population don’t knowing if they’ll have enough food to eat next day. – Foto: Governo do Mato Grosso Hardly someone living in Brazil doesn’t know the modern and colorful images of the “Agro is pop” TV…

The Hidden Hunger in Morocco

Madaar An Informal housing settlement in Karyan Touma, Ain Sebaa, Casablanca. It is very hot during the summer and floods in the winter. Photo: Madaar While official statistics suggest the North African country does not suffer with hunger, the reality is a different story covered up by lack of reliable data and social stigma Hunger…

Hunger Stalks the United States

Kei Pritsker and Eugene Puryear 12 April 2021: A volunteer from the Philadelphia Liberation Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, poses with a box filled with groceries and fliers providing news. (Photographs courtesy of Peoples Dispatch) The Unity and Survival programme of the Philadelphia Liberation Center provided essential food support to a struggling population as the pandemic…

Fighting Hunger in Joburg, One Meal at a Time

Magnificent Mndebele 24 August 2021: Children from Organic Market shack settlement, near Bramley View in Johannesburg, stand in line waiting at the food kitchen, which serves breakfast and lunch five days a week. Sanny Mashigo, 48, cooks and sells food to industrial workers around Strydom Park in Randburg, in the northwest of Johannesburg. But when…

What United Us Was Empathy: Community Organizations Help Tackle Hunger in Argentina

Julián Inzaugarat, Ana Dagorret Children’s Day in Villa del Parque, Luján, organized by the people’s organizations. Photo: Victoria Nordenstahl The pandemic brought with it more inequality and injustice. Grassroots movements responded with solidarity and organization and food for those who were struggling What will the world be like when we emerge from the pandemic? Will we…

The Long Shadow of Hunger in India

Newsclick From tribal communities in the forests to daily wage workers in the metros, hunger afflicted millions of Indians throughout the last year. Meanwhile, the central government had massive stocks of grain The COVID-19 pandemic and the government’s ill-conceived and heartless response have left the people of India devastated. The unprecedented loss of jobs and…