Friday, October 28th, 2011 Posted in Population Basicsby Eric Zuehlke, web communications manager As a history buff, I was fascinated by a recent article on Smithsonian.com, “How the Potato Changed the World.” Largely based on Charles C. Mann’s ... Read more..
Thursday, April 28th, 2011 Posted in EnvironmentThis post was originally published by The Aspen Institute blog. by Marissa Mommaerts, Program Officer, Aspen Global Health and Development The first months of this year brought the second global food price ... Read more..
“Like a Wave on Top of a Tsunami”: Have the Food Price and Financial Crises Increased World Hunger and Malnutrition?
Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 Posted in Income/Povertyby Charlie Teller, Bixby visiting scholar In 1995, the international community proclaimed the goal of reducing hunger by 50 percent by 2015. However, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that ... Read more..
Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Population Basicsby Charles Teller, Bixby Visiting Scholar Malthus predicted over 200 years ago that population growth would outrun food production and cause much misery in the world, and we've been struggling with ... Read more..