Posts Tagged ‘food crisis

06
Jun
08

On air: Is vegetarianism the answer to the global food crisis?

Hi it’s Priya, Ros will be back later today.

This is what we are going to talk about today. We’ve had a great response to Bruce’s original post below. Get in touch and leave a phone number if you want to take part.

THE CASE FOR VEGETARIANISM

by Bruce Friedrich,  People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

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03
Jun
08

Talking points 3 June

Hello all, Priya here. Thank you Brett, Will and everyone for looking after this post so lovingly overnight.

Chloe suggested a story about child protection that you can read below.

WORLD HUNGER

I was thinking about food prices and world hunger. It’s back. All those wannabe beauty queens who wanted to eradicate world hunger will look on with horror.

Prices are going up, and basic staples are beyond the means of more and more people worldwide, althought he brunt of it is in poorer nations.

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03
Jun
08

How do you stop world hunger?

Global food prices are at their highest for thirty years. The UN says 800 million people don’t have enough to eat on a daily basis. It’s the biggest threat currently facing the world and many of our leaders are in Rome talking about it; probably over a meal or two. But what’s the answer to the global food crisis?

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08
May
08

More food for thought…

A former colleague of Ros, Chloe and myself- Chris Vallance– is working for IPM, a blog-based programme on Radio 4..they’re looking at the global food crisis and Chris has posted this….




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