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What Are the Challenges of Food Security in Urban Areas

As the world’s population continues to grow, more and more people are moving to urban areas. This migration from rural to urban areas is happening at an unprecedented rate, and is expected to continue in the coming years. According to the United Nations, by 2050, 66% of the world’s population will be living in cities. […]

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How Does Conflict Affect Food Security?

While hunger and malnutrition are commonly associated with poverty, in reality, conflict is one of the main drivers of food insecurity. In fact, conflict is now the largest driver of forced displacement, with over 68.5 million people displaced due to violence. Conflict can have a devastating effect on food security, both in the short and […]

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Food Waste and Food Insecurity

Food Waste and Food Insecurity The United Nations estimates that approximately one third of all the food produced in the world is wasted every year. That’s enough to feed 2 billion people! At the same time, hunger and food insecurity are still major global problems, with millions of people suffering from chronic undernourishment. So what’s […]

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Poverty and Food Insecurity

Poverty is the state of being poor, having little money or few possessions. Food insecurity, on the other hand, is a lack of reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. The two are closely linked – poverty increases the risk of food insecurity, and food insecurity can lead to increased poverty. How […]

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The Impact of Climate Change on Food Security

The negative effects of climate change on food security is a major concern for many countries around the world. Food security is defined as “the ability of people to access adequate, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life”. Climate change has the potential to […]

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