A heightened debate marked the opening of the Tropentag conference with scholars, researchers, and development organizations confronting the complexity of addressing food insecurity, climate vulnerabilities, and gender disparities.
Thomas Pogge, a Professor of Philosophy at Yale University, contested the current methods used by organizations, such as the FAO, to measure food insecurity and hunger, thereby informing the international commitments to address world’s hunger and food insecurity.Continue...
"You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” Brigham Young
Marufa Fatema (28), her husband Md. Alamgir Akter (36) and their daughter(3) from Bangladesh.
At the Tropentag conference I met a woman with no excuses to come to the conference, despite the fact that she was holding a 3 year-old toddler.(Continue