Illustration: Pete Reynolds

Could money be the ultimate decolonizer?

Jason Hickel makes a compelling case for modern monetary theory as a way for countries in the Global South to throw off the shackles of international capital and finally meet their people’s basic needs.

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Digital dinners

Data-firms and e-commerce giants like Amazon are moving into food. Should we be worried? That depends on who is in the driving seat, says Pat Mooney. Interview by Nick Dowson.

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NI 533 - Food justice: who gets to eat? - September, 2021
Ocean View’s ‘kos gangsters’ want to overhaul their local food system.Your Stories – Changing our narrative

A word from Ocean View’s farmers

Ocean View’s ‘kos gangsters’ want to overhaul their local food system.

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Left to right: Dee Woods, photographed by Elainea Emmott. Stefanie Swanepoel photographed by Jacqueline van Meygaarden.

‘Food is love’

In London and Cape Town, Dee Woods and Stefanie Swanepoel work to make sure healthy food is not only the preserve of the affluent. They share their vision for how to change our food systems for the better with Amy Hall.

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What is agroecology?

What is agroecology?

A cleaner, greener approach to agriculture.

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Perfect for peanuts. Oumar Ba is working to restore the sandy soils of the Sahel in Ndiob district, Senegal.Photo: Hazel Healy/New Internationalist

‘This land is beautiful to us’

The soil is dying, the water’s running out, and climate change is rendering the future even more uncertain. Hazel Healy speaks to farmers in Senegal who are ready for a different system.

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NI 533 - Food justice: who gets to eat? - September, 2021
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.Photo: Dewald Kirsten/Shutterstock

No more green revolutions

Foreign seeds and fertilizers will not bring food security. Raj Patel explains why.

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Graphic by Information is Beautiful

Where does all the food go?

How much do we make? Who gets it? What's being over or under consumed? How much do we need?

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10 steps to end world hunger

10 steps to end world hunger

How to create a food system where everyone gets to eat.

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 Far out. Fishers haul in their catch some 60 kilometres off the coast of Saint Louis, Senegal. They report travelling further, for longer, to catch ever-dwindling amounts of sardinella.Photo: Alfredo Caliz/Panos Pictures

The disappearing Senegalese sardines

Why is a nutritious superfood being routed away from poor communities to feed salmon, pigs and pets? Hazel Healy investigates.

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Illustration: Andy Carter

What if…

What if food was guaranteed? Hazel Healy sketches out a world with nutritious diets for all people.

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NI 532 - Courage and terror in Myanmar - July, 2021
Breakfast in Berbera. A young man eats in a tea shop in one of Somaliland’s coastal towns, which is drawing in former pastoralists who are re-training as fishers.Tommy Trenchard/Panos

A taste of hope

With herders under threat from global heating in Somaliland, the government has hatched a plan to move millions to the coast. But can pastoralists adapt to fishing? Alice Rowsome and Yahye Xanas investigate.

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NI 532 - Courage and terror in Myanmar - July, 2021
The expansion of fast-food brands in Africa is backed by powerful advertising such as this billboard on Kenyatta Avenue, a major street in the central business district of Nairobi, Kenya. The country is now home to 22 KFC outlets, which have paved the way for other international chains - Subway, Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery - that are expanding into East Africa.Photo: Brian Inganga

When KFC came to Kenya

As Big Food spreads throughout the Global South using the tobacco playbook, Kabugi Mbae investigates the rise in obesity – and non-communicable diseases – in Kenya.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
Photo: Michael Fakhri

The Interview: Michael Fakhri

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

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NI 530 - Democracy on the edge - March, 2021
Elevating African cuisine. A selection of dishes cooked by pioneering Senegalese Chef Pierre Thiam.Photo: Sara Costa

Freedom food

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

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NI 530 - Democracy on the edge - March, 2021
A volunteer at the West End Food Bank in Byker, Newcastle. Over 1.9 million in Britain are now reliant on food handouts in the UK. Photo: Tessa Bunney

How food banks went global

The rise of food charity in some of the most affluent countries is surely a sign that something has gone badly wrong. So why is this broken model being exported to the rest of the world? Charlie Spring investigates.

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NI 528 - A caring economy - November, 2020
Illustration: Pete Reynolds

Death by Covid-19 – or hunger?

The pandemic has left millions of people on the brink of starvation. Hazel Healy asks why our food system is failing the poorest so badly – and offers a glimpse of a more equitable path. With extra reporting by Mohamed Camara.

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Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Democracy on the edge March, 2021
Democracy on the edge March, 2021
A caring economy November, 2020
A caring economy November, 2020
Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic September, 2020
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