Malnutrition is one of the most alarming consequences of poverty and social inequality. Some people don’t have enough to eat, while others throw half their food away. The UN calls hunger the world’s “greatest solvable problem”. What solutions does agricultural research have to offer? According to ETH professor Nina Buchmann, a variety of approaches are necessary to eliminate world hunger.
A tattered box from a second-hand bookstore in the Mitte district of Berlin contains a surprising find: photos of the 20th anniversary celebration of East Germany. The culinary highlights have a socialist flair and the atmosphere is downright homey.