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About international land grabbing

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These 15 organizations work protect the land rights of farmers and their communities and bring greater transparency to development projects.

The Land Battle: 15 Organizations Defending Land Rights… 223 more words

Agriculture

How to end the chronic hunger with more money? Social protection in the form of cash transfers will eliminate hunger immediately !

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Women farmers in Myanmar. In rural areas, pro-poor investments should support family farmers and other small-holders in a variety of ways.

Achieving Zero Hunger: Combining social protection with pro-poor investments… 459 more words

Food / Food Security

WFP Kokish Water Licenses

It’s been pointed out that Western Forest Products has the water license for the Kokish River.

It actually has two (2) water licenses, and Marine Harvest has two, and Kwagis Power has two, and Innergex (another hydro power company) has applied for a license. 224 more words

Logging - Atli

The Namgis Nation has a logging company, named Atli Resources. Atli means forest in kwa’kwala.

We log, not because we are exercising our rights and went out and did it. 177 more words

Logging

Who says funding is the problem ? Give them family kitchen gardens, it's about time !

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Children play outside their tents in the Protection of Civilians site in Bor, capital of Jonglei State in South Sudan. Photo: UNICEF/Kate Holt… 329 more words

Food / Food Security

Grain harvest and storage in Uganda

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Photo: World Bank/Simone D. McCourtie

Uganda: UN-backed investments in small farmers yield impressive outcomes

Smallholder farmers in Uganda have made impressive progress in grain harvest and storage, thanks to a World Food Programme ( 207 more words

Food / Food Security

How to make hunger and malnutrition history ?

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We can win the war against hunger, provided we strengthen access to food, sustainability becomes our watchword, and we adequately address the challenge of climate change. 226 more words

Food / Food Security