The Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First analyzes the root causes of global hunger, poverty, and ecological degradation and develops solutions in partnership with movements working for social change.
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In the spotlight
Food First, the City of Oakland, the HOPE Collaborative, and several other community-based organizations (CBOs) are working together to establish the Oakland Food Policy Council (OFPC).
by Eric Holt-Giménez, Ph.D.
“A Silent Tsunami” The World Food Program’s description of the global food crisis raises the specter of a natural disaster surging over an unaware populace that is helpless in the face of massive destruction. With billions of people at risk of hunger, the current food crisis is certainly massive and destructive.
By Annie Shattuck
Cellulosic ethanol has everyone from John McCain to the Natural Resources Defense Council excited with the promise of greening the planet and the economy in one stroke. … The irony of cellulosics however, is the unprecedented threat they pose to small farmers, the environment and our global carbon balance: the very things they pretend to protect.
By Walden Bello*
October 1, 2008
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