Food Security

Food Security



Sura is a farmer in Africa every day she works long hours tending a small plot of land she hopes to grow enough crops to keep her children from going hungry and sell what's left for a fair price but it's a fragile lifeline crop disease unstable markets or a few weeks without rain could destroy everything she has she is not alone nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry every day millions of farmers throughout the world most of whom are women are struggling to survive and feed their families because they lack the access to quality seeds markets or innovative tools that can maximize their harvests but these problems can be solved interventions like better irrigation systems improved fertilizers and disease and drought resistant seeds can produce larger harvests alliances between governments in the private sector can foster real growth creating new bustling marketplaces and fueling supply and demand so farmers can sell their products and education programs on vitamin-rich crops can help farmers provide more nutritious food for their families by providing women like Sura with the right tools access training and technology there could be a 30% increase in global food production that's 150 million more people who would have enough to eat each year tackling hunger anywhere is the responsibility of people everywhere by empowering countries to grow their way out of poverty we can break the cycle of hunger and build a more stable world for future generations

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