Canada’s National Food Policy is slated for renewal later this year. Employment and Social Development Canada must be involved to develop income supports that reduce food insecurity.
Even if you don’t live near farm country, you’ve got a stake in the upcoming farm bill – including what kind of farms your tax dollars support.
The inequitable distribution of the benefits and harms of the food system is a violation of the constitutional right to food.
Social grants are the largest source of support for many vulnerable groups. They are the government’s primary response to poverty, food insecurity and inequality.
Innovations in food science and technology are well-positioned to address many existing food systems challenges.
Many developing nations have little cold storage and lose much of their perishable food before it gets to markets. Climate-friendly refrigeration can provide huge environmental and social benefits.
Reducing food waste at home is an action that anyone can take to help slow climate change, often saving money in the process. More consumer education could help show people what to do.
A country of plenty like Australia should be able to ensure no one is denied their right to adequate food. But food insecurity is on the rise, and we aren’t even properly monitoring the problem.
The ravages of climate change and hunger do not occur in isolation, but are part of the system we have built.
Climate change is affecting the availability of food to the families of farmers in Ghana.
Inflation is driving up food prices and could have a severe impact on the health of Canadians. When the cost of food increases, it restricts the availability of nutritious foods for low-income people.
Lockdown measures may stop the spread of the virus. But they can also lead to a larger and more protracted public health crisis in the form of deprivation and hunger.
The new coalition government must act quickly to address the kingdom’s massive socio-economic problems, and restore faith in democracy.
Despite the impact of flooding on food security, it is not recognised as a threat by policymakers.
An Australian-first study found 16% of surveyed staff at one university experienced food insecurity over the past 12 months.
The conflation of sex work and human trafficking fuels support for the continued criminalisation of sex work.
South Africa’s land reform programme is designed for a socio-economic context that doesn’t exist.
Food insecurity is often talked about as an issue of individual responsibility. But our research suggests most people struggling to put food on the table are not the agents of their own misfortune.
Millions of Somalis are in urgent need of aid. But not enough is being done to reach marginalised groups.
Skills training in Zimbabwe excludes students from poor backgrounds. The informal sector should be used as a training ground for them.