Pages tagged by "food security"

Faith, food and our future

What will it take to tackle the world's climate, food, energy and water challenges?

Indonesia's prickly choice

Good food policy is about much more than growing rice, writes John McCarthy.

Putting food and water on nine billion tables

Setting the scene for Saturday's ANU Open Day event.

Food, energy, environment and water: diagnosis to decisions

The presentation evaluates the risks and response to the global challenge of sustainably meeting a projected 50 per cent increase in food demand, 40 per cent increase in primary energy needs and 55 per cent increase in water demand by 2050.

Feeding more than nine billion by 2050: challenges and opportunities

Crawford School of Public Policy, FE2W Network and the OECD Co-operative Research Programme on Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems are launching a special issue of the Food Security journal with events in both Canberra and Copenhagen. This issue looks at challenges and opportunities of sustainable food supply.

Food security in Indonesia

Why do many Indonesians face the prospect of going hungry?

Feeding extremes

The critical challenges of over and under-nutrition worldwide.

The ‘nexus’ between food, energy and water security

Global hunger and malnutrition remain persistent with nearly 870 million people on the planet hungry and more than two billion suffering from micronutrient deficiencies. Moreover, over two billion adults are overweight and close to 700 million are obese. Sixty-two per cent of obese people live in developing countries and Asia is home to 40 per cent of the world’s overweight and obese children.

At the same time, water and energy scarcity due to rising demand for food, feed, fiber, and fuel increasingly threaten current and future global food security.

Food for thought

The impact of food for education programs in Cambodia

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