There’s enough food in the world for everyone, but one person in eight still goes hungry every night, and 2.3 million children die needlessly each year from malnutrition.

As the UK prepares to host a high-level 'Hunger Summit' alongside the G8 summit, a new report by CARE and the UK Hunger Alliance highlights the single most important thing governments can do to end global hunger: support the millions of poor women farming tiny plots of land in developing countries.

The Hunger Alliance report says helping women grow more food in their back gardens could be a ‘game changer’ in the fight against global hunger, and also calls for greater support for all small farmers.

Read the full report by the Overseas Development Institute, commissed by the Hunger Alliance, or the condensed Policy Briefing paper, here.