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Illustration: Pete Reynolds

Southern governments are captive to the demands of international capital, which stops them from meeting people’s real needs...

Pat Mooney explores what happens when Big Data meets Big Ag. Interview by Nick Dowson.

Hazel Healy sheds light on a deeply dysfunctional food chain.

 A wheat crop is sprayed with  chemicals in South Africa. Chemical-heavy  agriculture has brought despair to farmers in  Punjab and Haryana, the epicentres of the Green  Revolution in India. DEWALD KIRSTEN/SHUTTERSTOCK

Raj Patel critiques input-heavy agriculture.

Credit: Pete Reynolds

There’s more than enough food – if it’s shared out evenly. A data visualization by David McCandless....

1 Put food before trade

Trade rules are the architecture of an unequal and extractive food system. We need...

Perfect for peanuts. Oumar Ba is working to  restore the sandy soils of the Sahel in Ndiob  district, Senegal. HAZEL HEALY/NEW INTERNATIONALIST

The soil is dying, the water’s running out, and climate change is rendering the future even more uncertain. Hazel...

Urban growers Dee Woods and Stefanie Swanepoel compare notes across continents with...

Hazel Healy sketches out a world with nutritious diets for all people.

With herders under threat from global heating in Somaliland, the government has hatched a plan to move millions to the coast...

Searching for sustenance: In Para State, a man moves his furniture in a cart after struggling to make rent following food price inflation beginning in 2013. Credit Lalo de Almeida/Folhapress/Panos

A recent study suggests that as many as six in ten Brazilians are struggling to put food on the table, reports ...

Zambia’s Spiced Tilapia Stew Credit: Alexander Mychko / Alamy Stock Photo

Audrey Simango reports on the phenomena of young men taking over abandoned meals. 

Backed by powerful advertising campaigns, KFC now has 22 outlets in Kenya, paving the way for other chains - Subway, Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery - that are expanding into East Africa. Credit: Brian Inganga

As Big Food spreads throughout the Global South using the tobacco playbook, Kabugi Mbae investigates the...

Chef Fatmata Binta puts the ingredient fonio – a  nutritious, gluten-free and fibre-rich grain – centrestage in  her Fulani Kitchen in Ghana

Rebel chefs are on a mission to decolonize diets across sub-Saharan Africa. Kareem Arthur goes in search of...

Michael Fakhri, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, has a bold vision for a trade system that...

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Hazel Healy imagines an end to cheap meat.

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