Shortly before ending his position as Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPR) Dr. Shenggen Fan talks about the reforms and new modes of operation needed to achieve global food security in the coming decade
Every year in October, the "Welthungerhilfe" aid organisation, with the Irish "Concern Worldwide" NGO, publishes the Global Hunger Index, a tool with which the hunger situation is recorded. What are the trends - and what needs to be done?
Green Innovation Centres are a key element of the work of the GIZ to support agricultural development in Africa and India: They spread knowledge, technology and sustainability. What are the experiences? And what are the innovations? A plea.
Farmers need a voice. And not just through farmer organisations, while important. Farmers are citizens, as well as economic producers, and they need opportunities to talk directly with their political and bureaucratic leaders at local and national level.
For as long as development policy has existed, it has had its critics. Welthungerhilfe is among those who scrutinize the government's development policy, conducting an annual review of goals and actual results. A report on German development policy.