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The Clock Is Ticking on Global Food Security

By Sylvain Roy, President and CEO of CNFA

Today more than 800 million people around the world suffer from undernutrition. Millions more live at the edge of hunger, where a single weather event or crop pest can launch a new cycle of undernourishment.

Food insecurity hinders nearly every aspect of human life, subjecting undernourished populations to a range of physical and societal ills—including higher childhood mortality, stunted growth, susceptibility to disease, lack of economic opportunity, poor education, and victimization by radical movements. Read more