CORN FOR FOOD, NOT FUEL
World hunger. Some Astonishing Facts:
.: 925 MILLION people go hungry every day!
.: The world produces enough food to feed everybody with 2,720 calories/day!
.: Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion metric tons — gets lost or wasted :: fao.org/news/story/en/item/74192/icode/
.: Women produce about half of the world’s food but they own only about two percent of all land!
.: Children are the most visible victims of under-nutrition. 5 MILLION children die each year due to hunger/malnutririon! :: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_percentage_of_population_suffering_from_undernourishment
Sources of data: U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization; BBC; NASA, Wikipedia
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