Sustainable Agriculture: A Way Out of Food Poverty
The most fundamental human right is the right to food (UN General Assembly, 2002). Proper nutritious food is the precondition for normal human development. Well-nourished children are more likely to succeed in learning and are less susceptible to diseases. But low-income, food-importing economies are facing increasing difficulties in accessing staple food items. Chronic food insecurity persists, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. The recent economic crisis drove more than 100 million people into hunger in 2008 alone. Is sustainable agriculture a solution?
|Date of creation:||Feb 2010|
|Publication status:||Published by UNDP - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth , February 2010, pages 1-1|
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.ipc-undp.org|
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