The Global Food Crisis

Food is scarce in the developing world, and prices are soaring in industrialized nations. Does science hold the key to the next green revolution?

Back from the Brink: Global Financial Meltdown Relieves Food Crisis

But to feed the world's growing population, long-term challenges remain


Is a Green Revolution Finally Blooming in Africa?

Three years ago, experts and officials called for a green revolution in African agriculture. They are beginning to get their wish.


Has the Food Crisis Abated?: A Q&A with Joachim von Braun, Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute

Although the financial crisis has relieved food pressure somewhat, IFPRI's von Braun argues that the hunger is just beginning


The African Green Revolution (Extended version)

The continent is overdue for an agricultural boon like the one that lifted Asia's prospects


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