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What Do Your Groceries Look Like?

Once upon a time a group of friends and I would post pictures of our groceries and the occasional meal on Flickr and chat about food together. 372 more words


What Does Food Insecurity Look Like? The Militarization of Grocery Stores.

While taking my aunt to her neighbourhood supermarket I noticed what I at the time identified as strange anomalies. For one thing, there was a security guard at the front of the store. 644 more words

Food Insecurity

Service meets food security

Food insecurity and undernutrition are among the most urgent issues the global community faces. As part of the U.S. Government team dedicated to fighting hunger, Peace Corps Volunteers work alongside communities that are the first line of defense against food insecurity, helping drive down the number of hungry people through better agricultural productivity and nutrition training and services. 485 more words

From The Field

A Place at the Table

Place at the Table, A (2012)
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I was told by my parents that there was a time when we barely had food to put on the table. 740 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

Private finance and the post-2015 development agenda

Proposals for development financing in the post 2015 era highlight a major role for private finance. The Third International Conference on Financing for Development in July may run counter to the original vision of the sustainable development goals.  1,664 more words


Urban-slumitisation of villages, land dispossession and food insecurity in Teso

This paper I prepared as a provocation for the Kigo Thinkers (www.kigothinkers.org) Thinking Session that explored the question: “Can Uganda’s 2015/16 National Budget support ‘smallholder’ farmers to improve production and to stem the rapid rate of rural-urban migration?” I used a food-based analytical framework to explain political, social, and economic processes that have occurred in Teso and among the Iteso of Uganda during the past 30-40 years. 2,433 more words

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