Food security for Africa: an urgent global challenge

  title={Food security for Africa: an urgent global challenge},
  author={Albert Sasson},
  journal={Agriculture \& Food Security},
  • A. Sasson
  • Published 19 April 2012
  • Economics
  • Agriculture & Food Security
In 2012, food insecurity is still a major global concern as 1 billion people are suffering from starvation, under-, and malnutrition, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has concluded that we are still far from reaching millennium development goal (MDG) number 1: to halve extreme poverty and hunger by 2015. In sub-Saharan Africa, the number of people suffering from hunger is estimated at 239 million, and this figure could increase in the near future.There are… 
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