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.
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.
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.
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.
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.