Friday, October 16, 2015

World Food Day - One good reason for being a Plant Scientist

Today is World Food Day

 About 795 million people are undernourished globally, down 167 million over the last decade, and 216 million less than in 1990–92. The decline is more pronounced in developing regions, despite significant population growth. In recent years, progress has been hindered by slower and less inclusive economic growth as well as political instability in some developing regions, such as Central Africa and western Asia.

Read more in the latest FAO Report The State of Food Insecurity in the World

Find out more about World Food Day Here

Posted : Nick Gray

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