Backgrounders & Issue Briefs

World Hunger: Ten Myths

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Frances Moore Lappé and Joseph Collins | Aug 15, 2015

In this Backgrounder we encapsulate 40 years of learning and in-depth new research to reframe ten such ways of thinking explored in our latest book World Hunger: 10 Myths.

Food Sovereignty in Practice in the Basque Country

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | EHNE-Bizkaia | Oct 1, 2013

Food Sovereignty is a right and a utopia that helps us change society. It is the right of all peoples to decide on their means of production and what they eat.

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Farm Bill Fiasco: What next for the food movement?

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Christopher D. Cook | Apr 1, 2013

Despite strong public opinion supporting local food, organic agriculture and food workers’ rights, agribusiness continues to dominate food and farming policy.

Land Grabs Versus Land Sovereignty

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Eric Holt-Giménez | Dec 1, 2012

Researchers are uncovering patterns of land grabbing that are even deeper, wider and potentially more devastating for rural local communities than is generally acknowledged.