Give them bread: Feeding the hungry no longer a science

PHOTO | FILE Families displaced by floods in Magarini in 2012 wait for relief food. Various agencies have proposed simple solutions to reduce food wastage and feed hungry populations using available supplies.

What you need to know:

  • In recent years, drought, low grain stocks and speculation in food stocks have been blamed for widespread hunger across the globe. However, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says food waste could worsen the situation in coming decades if not checked

Over 500 government ministers and diplomats from around the world were among guests invited for a sumptuous meal during a meeting held in Nairobi on February 19, 2012.


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