Global Crises & Global Movements

Responding to global food, fuel and financial crises, social movements are forming new ways of building social power and creating effective, community-based alternatives. For an introduction to this issue, download our Food First Issue Primer on Global Crises & Global Movements

World Hunger: 10 Myths

Book | Frances Moore Lappé and Joseph Collins | May 14, 2015

From bestselling authors Frances Moore Lappé and Joseph Collins comes the definitive book on world hunger today. Lappé and Collins dispel the myths that prevent us from finding solutions to hunger across the globe.

Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty

Academic Publication | Amita Baviskar, Deniz Kandiyoti, Eric Holt-Giménez, James C. Scott, Marc Edelman, Saturnino M. Borras, Tony Weis and Wendy Wolford | Dec 1, 2014

The Journal of Peasant Studies, Volume 41, Issue 6, 2014

Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue

Video | Food First | Feb 21, 2014

The conference “Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue” was held at Yale University on September 14–15, 2013. The event brought together leading scholars and political activists who are both advocates and skeptics of the concept of food sovereignty.