Tagged: Hunger

World hunger keeps on decreasing 0

World hunger keeps on decreasing

According to the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) , there are currently one hungry person out of eight on this planet. This represents 842 million people, or around twelve percent of the global...

Here comes the miracle rice 0

Here comes the miracle rice

I don’t talk about food often here. However, with so many starving people around the world, I should talk more about agricultural advances as feeding nine billion people by 2050 will be the biggest...

Towards sustainability: waste 1

Towards sustainability: waste

For the sixth part of the series – see the previous articles on heating, electricity, water, transport and food – I would like to tackle waste in general. This is an important issue as...