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U.N.: Global hunger on the rise for third year

After a decade of decline, conflict and climate change have caused more poverty around the world

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Global hunger is on the rise for the third year in a row, due to conflict and severe weather, reports the United Nations in the “State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018” report.

 

“If we are to achieve a world without hunger and malnutrition in all its forms by 2030, [as the sustainable development goals state] it is imperative that we accelerate and scale up actions to strengthen the resilience and adaptive capacity of food systems and people’s livelihoods,” reads the report, as noted by The Guardian.

 

In 2017, more than 120-million people in more than 50 countries faced a food crisis, with hunger on the rise in most of Africa and South America, reports the U.N. [news.trust.org].

 

At Christian Children’s Fund of Canada, we work with partners, governments and other civil-society organizations to provide life’s essentials while teaching life skills to create lasting change in vulnerable communities around the world.

 

To learn more about our work, visit ccfcanada.ca/about-us/social-impact.

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