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“Feel what it's like to truly starve, and I guarantee that you'll forever think twice before wasting food.”

Criss Jami


One of the most significant problems in our world today affects about one third of the global population. The issue concerns basic factors of human survival, and it must be addressed in order to tackle other issues plaguing the human race. The issue in question, and this month’s Featured Theme, is Agriculture and Food Security.

Nearly 2 billion people worldwide are, on a regular basis, unable to grow or get enough food to eat- and a staggering 75% of those most lacking food security live in the most rural areas in the least developed countries of the world. Whether due to conflict, drought, flooding or disease, food security and sustainable agriculture are unstable realities for most of the world’s poor. A number of facts help to make it very clear just how critical... (more)


 
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TIGed Activities

Food Security, Nutrition and Health
Students are introduced to the concept of food and nutrients. They will become aware of our needs...

Hunger and Food Around The Globe
What the World Eats is a lesson that requires students to view images of families around the...

 
 
International Days

International Day for Biological Diversity
May 22

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
June 17

World Vegetarian Day
October 1

World Food Day
October 16

 
 
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Kenyans empowered socially and economically to sustain themselves
Kenyans got the potential to feed themselves but they lack enough direction.... they got the land...