My Food Security
Do Not Pit Animal Welfare Against Starving Children (Op-Ed)
At Tufts University, I studied nutrition and international development, and my dissertation examined the links between food security and agricultural programs in South Asia. My research led me to an important conclusion: It matters who holds the power.
Sustainable Development Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security
This weekend driving through my home state of Illinois — part of the U.S. corn belt — past field after field of bright green crops, I wondered about SDG No. 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable ...
Organic Food Festival brings together farmers, advocates
"My net income's higher because we don't use chemical fertilizers," said Chito Medina, owner of Masipag Rice. And contrary to popular belief, organic farming is not complicated. "It's very easy because ... Although many farmers are presented with ...
Odisha to implement National Food Security Act by 30th September 2015
As regards implementation of National Food Security Act, 2013 in the State, my Government is committed to implement the Act by the dateline of 30th September 2015 as fixed by Government of India. We have initiated the process for identification of the ...
The Patriotic Vanguard
Food Security: Keynote address by Honourable Vice President Victor Foh
The Patriotic Vanguard
Our membership of the Global Scaling Up Nutrition Movement in the past two years witnessed considerable gains. Three main reasons led us to adopt this global initiative. In the first place, after five years in governance, we became painfully aware of ...
Remarks at the 2015 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony
US Department of State (press release)
They include my colleague Nancy Stetson, Secretary Kerry's Special Representative for Global Food Security, Members of Congress, and all the members of the diplomatic corps, and the public and private sectors. I am also delighted to see my friend ...
World Food Prize Awarded for Enhanced Food Security
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh has been awarded the 2015 World Food Prize, the most prominent award for individuals whose achievements alleviate hunger and promote global food security. The announcement was by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack who ...