Most population growth is happening in the developing world. The clue is in the name - many developing nations are on their way up. Endeavouring to curb population growth can only be a positive thing. Many of the actions we could take are intrinsically humanitarian in themselves.
Fatoumata Zahara looks down at her son on the bed beside her. Two-year-old Salim is in a bad way and she is scared to touch him as it causes him pain. His body is swollen all over and his stretched skin has burst in painful bruise-coloured lesions.
The "Enough Food for Everyone... IF" campaign focuses on four "ifs" that could free millions from the cycle of hunger and food insecurity if we can make them a reality.
The UK, as one of the richest countries in the world, has the power and resources to act both at home and abroad. We do not have to choose between the two. And, central to the IF Campaign, we must also tackle some of the systemic causes of hunger.
IF companies and government were honest about where the profits go from extracting the mineral wealth through mining, then more of these could be used to benefit the people of the Congo
In a world where 854 million people are undernourished and 700 million are obese, the inequalities are stark.
Imagine if, this evening, the entire population of the United States, Canada, Australia, Britain and the rest of Europe were going to bed hungry. And not just tonight, but one week after another.
Christmas gift bags at the Trussell Trust, which will be given to people in need Louise Wratten, who runs the Trussell Trust’s
Global climate change is sending developing countries back into poverty after years of progress with children the biggest
Aside from facing a few days off the trading floor last week in Wall Street, big banks will be the ones to benefit the most from the impacts of Hurricane Sandy. Wall Street and other financial centres, such as the City of London, have ridden the wave of extreme weather over the past year, including the drought in the US, driving food commodity prices to new heights.