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Shinal Lakshman
Shinal Lakshman Campaign leader

There are an estimated 842 million hungry people on the planet. This means that one in eight people in the world suffer from chronic…Read More

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World Food Day
The theme for World Food Day 2013 is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition”. Let's think about what each part of that means in our lives. Food security: There are an estimated 842 million hungry people on the planet. This means that one in eight people in the world suffer from chronic hunger, not having enough food for an…Read More
Shinal Lakshman
Shinal Lakshman Campaign leader

Would you choose to eat or drink?

As climate change intensifies, the world faces an unpalatable choice: eat or drink

Quartz
A quarter of the world’s food crops are now being grown in regions that are highly water-stressed, according to a report released yesterday by the nonprofit World Resources Institute (WRI). It gets worse: Half the planet’s irrigated cropland, which produce 40% of the global food supply, is located in areas facing severe water shortages as climate…Read More

Have you wondered why so many people live in poverty and go hungry everyday?

What causes hunger? | WFP | United Nations World Food Programme - Fighting Hunger Worldwide

Food has never before existed in such abundance, so why are 842 million people in the world going hungry? In purely quantitative terms, there is enough food available to feed the entire global population of 7 billion people. And yet, one out of every eight people is going hungry. In some countries, one child in three is underweight. Why does…Read More
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