Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

How the urban poor define and measure food security

Urban food security, or its lack, is attracting growing interest in global policy debates. Glaringly missing in these conversations, however, are the voices of the urban poor. To fill this … Continue reading

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 · Leave a comment

Can Social Protection Floors guarantee food security?

Stephen Devereux – The ILO Recommendation Concerning National Floors of Social Protection, unanimously adopted at the 101st International Labour Conference in June 2012,  is a significant achievement, to be applauded by … Continue reading

Monday, 22 April 2013 · Leave a comment

Poorest countries lead the fight against hunger and undernutrition

According to new research published by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), low income countries like Malawi and Madagascar and lower middle income Guatemala, are leading the charge against hunger … Continue reading

Thursday, 11 April 2013 · Leave a comment

State of Food Insecurity in the World 2012

Nearly 870 million people, or one in eight, were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2010-2012, according to the new UN hunger report released today.  The State of Food Insecurity in the … Continue reading

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 · Leave a comment