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Food Security

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Food Security is the availability and access of food for an individual. This is defined by the United Nations Committee on World Food Security.

There are many challenges and factors that can affect food security.

According to a recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), up to 60 percent of sub-Saharan Africans do not have enough food to meet their nutritional requirements. This is despite the fact that the amount of food produced has increased. Climate change will have a profound impact on food production, especially in developing countries. The projected increases in temperatures, precipitation, and water availability will affect the productivity of crops.

Natural disasters are a threat to food security globally. They cause damage to crops and infrastructure, and can destroy potentially arable land. They also pose biosecurity risks, which can lead to food shortages and disease outbreaks. These problems can also make it more difficult for poor communities to access adequate food supplies.

According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the number of people facing food insecurity is rising. The number of people who suffer from food insecurity is projected to reach 800 million in 2020. This means that a third of the world’s population will face food insecurity at some point in their lives. In fact, there are currently 2.38 billion people who will have to make do with insufficient food. This increase is much greater in Latin America and the Caribbean than in North America and Europe.


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