devex: If COP 27 ignores farmers, global food security will suffer

Covid-19 has caused a rupture in migration logistics and exposed inequities in the migration system, yet drivers of movement remain. Government lockdowns and closed borders due to the pandemic curtailed movement for migrants, posing complex problems for migrant...

Addressing Inflation Requires Global Food Systems Transformation

With food prices playing such a significant role in inflation, particularly in the Global South, many hoped that the long-awaited grain shipments from Ukraine would start to bring relief from the global food and cost-of-living crisis. However, the conflict’s...

Small number of huge companies dominate global food chain, study finds

The dominance of a small number of big companies over the global food chain is increasing, aided by the rising use of “big data” and artificial intelligence, new research has found. Only two companies control 40% of the global commercial seed market, compared with 10...

The World is going Backwards in Ending Hunger, says UN

A new UN report shows that we have lost ground in our efforts to end hunger and • malnutrition around the world. In 2021, up to 828 million people in the world were affected by hunger – an increase of 46 • million people on the previous year. Africa is bearing the...