Brazilian city makes food a basic right
Back in 1993, the newly elected city government of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, declared that food was a right of citizenship. At that time, the city of 2.5 million had 275,000 people living in absolute poverty, and close to 20% of its children were going hungry. Since the declaration, the city has all but wiped out hunger and spends only 2% of the city budget to do so.
and ends hunger
So how did they make it happen?
Read the Treehugger post.