Getting food on to our plates out of season relies on a fragile business ecosystem. The latest shortages show how easily this can break down.
Recycling leftovers from supermarkets does not address the roots of food poverty and removes responsibility from the government.
Many people are suspicious of GM crops, but new techniques could massively increase food production.
How can we feed a growing world population while protecting the environment? One key strategy is to improve yields on small farms, which produce much of the food in the world's hungriest countries.
Nearly two-thirds of the billion people suffering food insecurity are themselves farmers. Here's how some are protecting themselves.
There is no one-size-fits-all answer to global food insecurity except that the West needs to learn to consume, and waste, less.
International law should include an offence of 'creating a famine'.