Food First News & Views

“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.

2005 Annual Report

Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 1, 2006

Spring 2006, Vol. 28, No. 100 In our 30th anniversary year, Food First deconstructed the systemic causes of hunger, poverty and environmental degradation and continued identifying, disseminating and creating socially and ecologically viable alternatives.

2003 Annual Report

Food First News & Views | Food First | Jan 1, 2004

Winter 2004, Vol. 27, No. 92 For thousands of years, small farmers have grown food for their communities, planting diverse crops in healthy soil, recycling organic matter, following nature's rainfall patterns, and maintaining the earth's biodiversity.

2002 Annual Report

Food First News & Views | Food First | Jan 1, 2003

Winter 2003, Vol. 26, No. 88 If we believed everything we saw in the media, 2002 would have seemed a very gloomy year indeed. Yet, we find reasons to be optimistic about the rapidly gelling global movement for human dignity of which we are a part.

2001 Annual Report

Food First News & Views | Food First | Jan 1, 2002

Winter 2002, Vol. 25, No. 84 As we write to you, war rages on and the echo of the September 11th tragedy remains audible. Meanwhile, tremendous resources—which will never be available to fight hunger and poverty--are diverted to defense budgets.

World Forum on Food Sovereignty in Havana

Food First News & Views | Food First | Oct 1, 2001

Fall 2001, Vol. 24, No. 83 - Policies imposed by the World Bank, IMF, and WTO, and promoted by transnational corporations, have widened the gap between wealthy and poor countries and accentuated the unequal distribution of earnings within countries.