We’re looking at food insecurity on #foodchat this week…. saw this in the feed and wanted to pop it up here too. World Food Day was Friday.
The FAO’s website on World Food Day says some things that give me pause for thought.
With an estimated increase of 105 million hungry people in 2009, there are now 1.02 billion malnourished people in the world, meaning that almost one sixth of all humanity is suffering from hunger.
Both public and private investments are needed, more specifically through targeted public investment to encourage and facilitate private investment, especially by farmers themselves.
Read more at: Get Involved: World Food Day.