Food Crisis News

Global food prices set record in 2011

Children in Madagascar. Seventy percent of Malagasy people suffer from malnutrition. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. Last year saw the highest average food prices since recording began in 1990, according…

Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2011

Victories won by activists around the world tops our list of the big environmental stories of the year. In this photo: a young woman is placed in handcuffs and arrested…

Food prices hit new record high—again

Food prices in February hit a new record, breaking the previous one set in January and continuing an eight-month streak of rising prices, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization…

‘Land grab’ fears in Africa legitimate

'Land grab' fears in Africa legitimate A new report by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) has found that recent large-scale land deals in Africa are likely to…