CEMAS Magazine 15
FAO: New challenges after 75 years of history
A cruel war. That was the spark that triggered the creation of an entity capable of alleviating its consequences. FAO fought postwar famine. And it came out on top. Since its inception, the Organization has made great strides in reducing hunger and poverty and in improving food security and nutrition.
Corinna Hawkes: cities and food
If we are to achieve real change, we need to transform the global food system. We talked to Corinna Hawkes about the challenges facing large cities, the relationship between the urban and rural world, and the importance of individual responsibility in transforming our food systems.
International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste
Did you know that one third of the food produced in the world is lost or wasted? This fact will surprise you even more: if we were to save only a quarter of the food that is wasted, we could feed 800 million people who are currently hungry.
A pact designed by cities for cities: the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact
The population of large cities is growing steadily. Half of the population already lives in cities and in thirty years, it is estimated that 70% of the world’s population will live in large cities.
Children and urban gardens: The future of food
At school, children learn a curriculum. But they also learn to interact, learn values and can also learn to love the planet.
Eco-friendly food and the future of human health
De la molécula al plato, Doctor of Agricultural Engineering María Dolores Raigón explains in great detail all the keys to understanding why eco-friendly foods are the future for human health, the health of the planet and the protection of food culture.
Sustainability in the Mediterranean Area: from the farmer to the plate. A research project by CEMAS with Noelia and Ester Betoret
The Mediterranean region has some peculiarities that make it unique. Its climate and biodiversity, the social habits of its inhabitants and its traditional diet make up a complex food system that deserves to be studied.