Why millions of people are starving even though there is enough to eat
As the saying goes, you are what you eat. So who are you when you eat (almost) nothing? In three out of four cases, you are a smallholder, a livestock breeder or a rural worker, probably in Asia or Africa – the regions where most people are starving. What needs to be done to bring about change? Ten facts on hunger and food security around the globe.
We can do a whole host of things to end world hunger. Do you have an idea about what can be done to combat global hunger? Do you know of any initiatives that advocate for sustainable agriculture or farmers’ land rights? Then tell us about it in the Community!
One good example is the online platform ConnectFarmer.com, which helps Indian smallholders to stay in business. Shrikrishna Hegde Ullane, a Germany-Alumnus from India, came up with this idea.
How a start-up is helping to secure the livelihoods of Indian smallholders
Young entrepreneurs are contributing to rural development, food security and economic growth in Mali and Ethiopia with their innovative ideas.