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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This sturdy 100% cotton canvas tote bag is an ample 15x16 inches. The original art print is designed by Leonor Hurtado. Great for carrying sustainably- grown veggies or Food First books! This sturdy tote bag will give you years of use. And you can feel good knowing you are helping to share the Food First message of "Ending the Injustices that Cause Hunger."
You can order this tote bag as a unique gift for friends and family members for just $10.
Filmmaker, Louie Schwartzberg has spent a lifetime filming time lapsed photos of flowers and the birds, butterflies, bees and bats that ensure the survival of both those flowers and our human species. One third of the food we eat requires animal and insect pollinators traveling from plant to plant in order to produce and reproduce.
'Nature had invented reproduction as mechanism for life to move forward as a life force that passes right through us and makes us a link in the evolution of life.' – Louie Schwartsberg
Call for paper submissions on Productivism, agroecology, and the challenge of feeding the world: critical perspectives
Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference on Nature and Society (DOPE) will be held in Lexington, KY from February 26-March 1, 2014.
Food First Founder Frances Moore Lappé's Four-Minute Message at the 2013 World Food Prize
Read her Huffington Post Blog, My 5 Minutes at the World Food Prize Honoring a Monsanto Exec -- What I Wish I'd Said.
By Eric Holt-Giménez
For the first time in recorded history the next generation is expected to die younger than their parents due to malnutrition and diet-related disease. This is because some will not get enough food to eat. Others will have no choice but to eat cheap, processed food. Both are victims of a global food system that serves monopoly profit rather than people.
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In the Media
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