To riot about food, rioters needed much more than motivations of hunger and outrage, or else world history would consist mostly of food riots.

The years since the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was signed in 1992 have been marked by rising concern about the climate problem, given that emissions have continued to rise and atmospheric concentrations have continued to build up to a level where the likelihood of avoiding dangerous climate change – a key objective of the

The prevalence of undernourishment in India has been rising steadily since the mid-1980s although this period has one of robust poverty reduction and rapid economic growth finds this paper published by the Institute of Development Studies.

Addressing climate change from social justice and human rights perspectives is a global challenge, and international negotiations dealing with climate change need to incorporate such concerns.

Developing countries are experiencing unprecedented levels of economic growth. As a result, they will be responsible for most of the future growth in energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions. The development, transfer and use of renewable energy technologies are promising ways towards low-carbon development in these countries.

This paper revisits, with new data, the changes in the distribution of global poverty towards middle-income countries (MICs). It outlines the distribution of global poverty as follows: half of the world’s poor live in India and China, a quarter of the world’s poor live in other MICs (primarily populous lower MICs such as Pakistan, Nigeria and Indonesia) and a quarter of the world’s poor live in the remaining 35 low-income countries.

In order to accelerate progress on undernutrition reduction we need to understand how the governance of nutrition programmes leads to successful outcomes.

This paper offers a new perspective on global poverty. It does so by estimating the distribution of poverty across countries, regions and income categories based on national poverty lines (NPLs).

This issue of insights is the result of a collaborative process involving experts working in policy, research and practice on gender and food security in four global regions.

Underpinning the new approach was the recognition that climate change posed a serious threat to Bangladesh's desire to become a middle income country by 2021i.