Latin America

Food in Nicaragua and its supportive prices
Globe Latin America

Food in Nicaragua and its supportive prices

The government of Nicaragua begins importing food in order to lower the prices that ensure consumption even for families with low income, whilst boosting national production for agricultural self-sufficiency in conjunction with the private sector. Maria Julia Mayoral For the most vulnerable sectors, the existence of “solidarity prices” constitutes one […]

Food crisis in midst of enough food
Globe Latin America

Food crisis in midst of enough food

Bad distribution and the lack of effective policies by governments to face the food emergency are among its main causes. Masiel Fernández Bolaños A report of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said there is enough food in the world, although the number of unnourished people increases, because […]

Ecuador wards off child malnutrition
Globe Latin America

Ecuador wards off child malnutrition

Child malnutrition is one of the most startling scourges of the developing world. By impairing the immune responses, physical efficiency, cognitive abilities and psychosocial development of the adults of tomorrow, malnutrition condemns the future of a country. Pedro Rioseco The government of Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has vowed to eliminate […]