Last Bulletin - New Earth, WRF electronic bulletin. March 2011, Nº39
CEPAL, FAO and IICA joined a common investigation to analize the volatilability of food prices in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. For many years, the UN has faced serious challenges in its efforts to promote gender equality globally, including inadequate funding and no single recognized driver to direct UN activities on gender equality issues.
World food prices reached a new historic peak in January 2011, exceeding prices reached during the food crisis of 2007-08. The spike in prices in 2007-08 took the total number of hungry people to over a billion - a sixth of the world’s population. Millions of people’s lives are under threat.We've put together this to help make things clearer the relationship between food prices and poverty.