Hunger and Food Insecurity
There are 925 million undernourished people in the world today. That means one in seven people do not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life.
Among the key causes of hunger are natural disasters, conflict, poverty, poor agricultural infrastructure and over-exploitation of the environment.
Hunger and malnutrition are in fact the number one risk to the health worldwide — greater than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.
Hunger is broken down into availability of food, access to food, utilization of food, and vulnerability.
Hear what Doug Coutts has to say about hunger and food insecurity.
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