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Freedom from hunger: the most basic of human rights

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Starvation is synonymous with poverty. Food is the most basic of human needs. After all the extras are cut out, and then the necessities – clothes, shelter, education – only food is left.

Out with old, in with new, World Vision tells G8

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Old politics will not end global poverty, address climate change and feed the world's poor. Instead we need a new politics and leadership, said World Vision at the G8 in Japan this week.

Fuelling the food crisis

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

World Environment Day this year should pierce the minds of more Australians than ever before. As we feel the pinch at the petrol pump our leaders are flinging solutions at us like tax cuts and biofuels. In the meantime, across the globe there is a massive food crisis brewing that is already threatening 100 million people.

Global food price increase forces major humanitarian organisation to cut 1.5 million beneficiaries from its food aid programme

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

One the world’s largest humanitarian organisations has announced it can no longer provide food to 1.5 million of the 7.5 million poor it fed last year.