Global climate changes and rice food security

  title={Global climate changes and rice food security},
  author={Nguu Van Nguyen},
Reducing hunger and poverty are the key United Nations Millenium Development Goals. This was the main reason for the UN declaration of the International Year of Rice 2004. In 2002, rice was the source of more than 500 calories per person per day for over 3 billion people (FAOSTAT). Furthermore, rice cultivation is the principal activity and source of income for more than 100 million households in developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The concerted and coordinated efforts to… CONTINUE READING