Lack of Food

An estimated 820 million people

Lack of Food

An estimated 820 million people did not have enough to eat in 2018, up from 811 million in the previous year, which is the third year of increase in a row. This underscores the immense challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030, says a new edition of the annual The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report released today.
The pace of progress in halving the number of children who are stunted and in reducing the number of babies born with low birth weight is too slow, which also puts the SDG 2 nutrition targets further out of reach, according to the report.
At the same time, adding to these challenges, overweight and obesity continue to increase in all regions, particularly among school-age children and adults.
The chances of being food insecure are higher for women than men in every continent, with the largest gap in Latin America.
Source: WHO

Lack of Food

Lack of Food

With the human population expected to exceed nine billion People by 2050, and meat consumption drastically will increase.
It is estimated, that we will need two-thirds more land than the Earth actually has, in order to meet predicted demand for food (especially of animal origin) over the next 25 years.
Source: Awell-Fed World