Food First

The purpose of the Institute for Food and Development Policy - Food First - is to eliminate the injustices that cause hunger. Food First supports a "bottom-up" approach to solving world hunger, asserting the ability of all countries to feed their own people if they focus on agriculture for subsistence rather than for export.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Food Sovereignty Prize to Honor Global Peasant Movements Today at Ceremony Featuring Shirley Sherrod, Martha Redbone, Jen Chapin
What: The 2013 Food Sovereignty Prize Awards Ceremony When: Tuesday October 15th, 7-9 pm (doors open at 6:30pm) All members of the media are invited to a cocktail reception at 5:30 pm Where: Cooper Union University, The Great Hall (located in the Foundation Building), 7 East 7th Street (between Third and Fourth Ave.) New York City, NY 10003
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Newswire article
Monday, May 09, 2011
Anti-Hunger, Faith, Food and Farm Leaders Challenge World Agriculture Investment Conference
Leaders of anti-hunger, faith, food and farm groups from across the U.S. are highlighting the dangers in a convergence of some of the world’s leading agribusiness and investment firms for the World Agricultural Investment Conference at the Wyndham Hotel in Chicago on May 9 and 10, 2011 ( http://www.aginvestconference.com/usa/ ). Topics covered at the conference, the admission for which starts at $2,500, range from commodities futures to global land markets.
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Newswire article
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Take Back Control of Your Food System
There are two million farmers and 300 million eaters in the United States. Standing between them are a handful of corporations who control how food gets from one side to the other. Let’s change the equation.
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