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WORLD HUNGER FACT 75 of the world39s poor live in rural areas

WORLD HUNGER FACT 75 of the world39s poor live in rural areas

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WORLD HUNGER FACT: 75% of the world's poor live in rural areas and most are dependent on agriculture for food or income. Via International Fund for ...

About 75% of the world's poor live in rural areas

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Did you know 45% of child deaths are due to #malnutrition? (Image

Source: FAO, The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, 2017 p. 7

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A map from the Atlas: Rural Africa in motion. The vast majority of sub-Saharan Africans (75 percent) are migrating within Africa. Sub-Sharan Africa "is in ...

... poverty — the highest proportion among global; 8.  About 75% of the world's poor people live in rural areas ...

FAO - News Article: World hunger falls to under 800 million, eradication is next goal

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There are over 870 million people in the world who are hungry right now.

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A comparative map of poverty in India and other countries in 2012, at national poverty line, according to the World Bank.

Global Hunger Index

Figure 1: Average hours per week spent fetching wood and water in rural areas of

45 Surprising Facts About Extreme Poverty Around the World You May Not Have Realized

More than 800 million people are hungry around the world. PHOTO: Jennifer Huxta for Mercy Corps

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Timor-Leste, a tiny island nation near Indonesia, has one of the highest rates of hunger in the world. PHOTO: Miguel Samper for Mercy Corps

A member of the Mabayanko village farmers group in Sierra Leone shows progress from a planted plot of land with maize and peanuts.

Mercy Corps works to empower women and girls to grow more food and build a future around the world. PHOTOS: Sean Sheridan, Corinna Robbins, ...

The world has enough food to support its hungry people. Mercy Corps works with farmers to get it to them. PHOTO: Corinna Robbins/Mercy Corps

In Benin, Louise Lagni is leading the charge in her community.

This progress is not without its challenges, however, and poverty remains widespread in Ethiopia. The poorest households have become poorer than they were ...

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Rural Poverty Reduction | Policy Support and Governance | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations | Policy Support and Governance | Food and ...

Working for. Zero Hunger

Mercy Corps works to empower women and girls to grow more food and build a future around the world. PHOTOS: Sean Sheridan, Corinna Robbins, ...

We believe in a world where every woman, man and child leads a healthy, fulfilling life of self-reliance and dignity.

Poor nutrition causes nearly half (45%) of deaths in children under five - 3.1 million children each year.

Theme | World Food Day, 16 October | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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A villager uses a wheelbarrow to collect a monthly food ration provided by the U.N. World Food Program in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. The WFP has said that some 14 ...

It would cost just $160 to feed a person living in extreme poverty for a year

This #InternationalWomensDay, get educated by reading our Women and Hunger Fact Sheet https:

A woman bathes her daughter in a village in Uttar Pradesh

Salma lives in Niger, where the dry season often leaves nothing to eat. When her husband leaves to find work in Nigeria, it's up to her to feed their five ...

10. Causes of Rural PovertyRapid ...

... and slow poverty reduction, on the other hand, need to focus more on improving access for the rural poor to land and credit, and boosting investments in ...

Poverty in Central America

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This is how much food we lose and waste

Source: United Nations, 2011.

World Food Day – October 16

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One-third of the food in the world. That's like throwing away your dinner

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Poorest countries in the world

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Poverty in Uzbekistan

What is child food insecurity? It is when kids do not have enough access for

Additional facts and figures about conditions in human settlements from UNCHS (Habitat)'s the State of the World's Cities: 2001

A farmer works in his field in Cote d'Ivoire.

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Poverty in Sindh's capital stood at 4.5% in 2014-15, decreasing the poverty

Secure access to land reduces vulnerability to hunger and poverty. But for many of the world's poor rural people in developing ...

But sweeping transformations needed to unlock their potential to help feed and employ a younger, more crowded planet - new report

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Baby Shikari is a rural rice farmer in Bangladesh. After receiving agricultural training, her family eats more nutritious food, shares some with their ...

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An indoor wood cookstove in rural India. (Shutterstock)

Mercy Corps works to empower women and girls to grow more food and build a future around the world. PHOTOS: Sean Sheridan, Corinna Robbins, ...

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Conflicts, drought drive hunger despite strong global food supply – UN agriculture agency

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India and China merit special attention because of the huge number of farms and farmers they are home to. In these two countries, small farms still occupy a ...

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Almost all hungry people live in developing countries

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Urban development encroaching on farmland outside Shenzen, China: how much more food could be produced if small farmers were not under siege?

Women in Ghana process rice to capture more of the value of their crop. Photo

Source: WHO Global Health Observatory Data Repository. FAO elaboration.

FAO report urges enabling the world's half billion family farmers to be agents of change

Better policies to foster rural development are urgently needed across most of the region.

Goal 2: Zero Hunger