It is hard to predict when exactly food prices will spike again, but there is little doubt that more shocks will come. The consequences are likely to be compounded if a few companies still hold inordinate power over the world’s food systems.
Phil Howard and
Respect for human rights must form the basis of any effort to reduce acute hunger – it is the only way to create a sustainable and equitable food system.
Michael Fakhri, Elisabetta Recine, Sofia Monsalve
A coalition of scientists and environmentalists found “widespread economic impacts” for communities in the Philippine province, heightening calls for accountability from the sunken tanker reportedly chartered by a San Miguel Corp subsidiary.