Food First News & Views

2008 Annual Report

Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 1, 2009

Spring 2009, Vol. 31, No. 112 Food First staff and interns spent much of 2008 documenting the root causes of the food crisis for a book slated for June 2009 publication, Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice.

Opening the Door to Food Sovereignty in Ecuador

Food First News & Views | Food First | Dec 1, 2008

Winter 2008, Vol. 30, No. 111 In an unprecedented move, Ecuador established Food Sovereignty in their new constitution, in September of this year.

“Twin Tsunamis?”

Food First News & Views | Food First | Oct 1, 2008

Fall 2008, Vol. 30, No. 110 The financial crisis—rapidly going global—now threatens to increase everyone’s vulnerability to hunger. The compound effect of the twin crises seems overwhelming.

2007 Annual Report

Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 1, 2008

Spring 2008, Vol. 30, No. 108 Last year the world grain harvests set a new record—the most abundant in the planet’s history. The United States alone planted over 90 million acres to corn. Yet we also saw a rise in the number of hungry people worldwide.

2006 Annual Report

Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 1, 2007

Spring 2007, Vol. 29, No. 104 This year Food First dug in its heels for Food Sovereignty defined as people's right to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through equitable, ecologically sound and sustainable methods.