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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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